Stefan Buczko
214 Articles0 Comments

Episode 283: Early Pre-season Musings

BVB just finished their US-Tour. We compare our early pre-season observations, talk about Diallo, Morey, Götze’s stalling contract extension and answer listener questions.

Double Swoop: Eintracht Frankfurt to sign Rode and Philipp

Eintracht Frankfurt cashed €100m for Luka Jovic and Sebastien Haller. They could reinvest part of that in Dortmund-Dou Rode and Philipp.

BVB Forward Maximilian Philipp’s Transfer to Wolfsburg is Falling Apart

BVB-Forward Maximilian Philipp seemed to be on his way to VfL Wolfsburg. Though the long-prepared move is probably not happening after all according to Sporting director Jörg Schmadtke.

BVB’s Watzke does not see a demand for an additional striker

Borussia Dortmund boss Hans-Joachim Watzke does not think signing another striker is a must.

Mario Götze mulling move abroad with one year left on his BVB contract

Mario Götze mulls a move abroad and talks about BVB’s transfer window.

Schulz on his first weeks at BVB: “The first impressions are all positive!”

Germany left-back Nico Schulz is in good spirits after spending his first two weeks with his new team Borussia Dortmund.

Loose takeaways from BVB’s 3-2 win over Liverpool

It’s pre-season, so not the time to read too much into single matches. However, there are a few observations we want to share.

Why Philipp didn’t play during BVB’s USA-Tour

Maximilian Phillip remained the only Borussia Dortmund player in friendlies versus Seattle Sounders and Liverpool without playing time — despite being fit.

Jürgen Klopp: Jadon Sancho is one of the biggest talents in World Football

The former Dortmund coach found the highest praise for BVB’s Jadon Sancho after the Black Yellows beat Liverpool 3-2 in Southbend, IN, on Friday.

You hate to see it: Schalke lose to Moritz Leitner

Tired Schalke lose 2-1 to Norwich City in the battle of the exes on Friday.