The fact that Nico Schlotterbeck leaves SC Freiburg at the end of the current season and follows Borussia Dortmund has long been an open secret. The fans of BVB have so far been waiting in vain for the enforcement report. Perhaps also because FC Bayern is said to have stubbornly tried to prevent the deal.
In order to prevent a change from Nico Schlotterbeck to BVB, FC Bayern is said to have set all levers in motion “in the last few days”. The “picture” reports.
Accordingly, the German record champion even offered the 22-year-old a significantly better salary if he decided against the Dortmund and for an engagement in the Bavarian state capital. Apparently without success: The newspaper continues to assume that the German international Borussia Dortmund will join.
In the future, Schlotterbeck is to earn around six million euros a year in the Ruhr area. The report leaves open the sum of the Bayern.
Hummels only “part -time leader” at BVB?
At BVB, Schlotterbeck is likely to form a duo with Niklas Süle in the upcoming season in central defense. The 26-year-old comes from FC Bayern free of charge. Another needle base for the German industry leader from Munich.
Mats Hummels knows the way that Süle takes, by the way: the defense star returned to Bayern in 2008 as a promising talent, joined BVB, returned in 2016 and has been kicking again with the black and yellow since 2019.
His contract ends in the summer of 2023, but last year the 33-year-old “Bild” waves a supporting role. Hummel’s 2022/23 in view of the prominent reinforcements “a place as a part-time leader”, according to the paper.
Should Manuel Akanji and Dan-Axel Zagadou also stay in Dortmund beyond the summer, BVB seems to be well prepared, at least in the middle of the defense. However, farewell rumors were already ranking around the duo