Violation of the captain: Borussia Dortmund and new Concerns to Reus

soccer-Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund is started without captain Marco Reus and Mats Hummels in the preparation for the new season. Half a year after his ten

Violation of the captain: Borussia Dortmund and new Concerns to Reus

soccer-Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund is started without captain Marco Reus and Mats Hummels in the preparation for the new season. Half a year after his tendon injury in the adductor area of the 31-year-old national player Reus is still only limited resilient. "It is the hoped-for improvement does not, unfortunately, occurred. The tendon is still inflamed,“ said sports Director Michael Zorc on Thursday.

"He needs to continue to be treated conservatively and can still practice with the Team. It is difficult to make a temporal forecast,“ said Zorc with a serious face. In addition, Hummels will be missing for the time being. The defense chief has moved in the home workout with an ankle injury and should, at the earliest. in the week-long training camp in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, on 10 August begins, the Team will encounter.

After a month's vacation, the Dortmund professionals attended on Thursday a first Corona Test. With the new additions Thomas Meunier (Paris) and Jude Bellingham (Birmingham), as well as the home-grown native Talent Youssoufa Moukoko were. A first team training should only take place after a second Corona Test on Saturday at the beginning of the next week.

No need BVB to extend to the end of the season expiring contract with coach Lucien Favre in advance. "We have an established relationship of trust with each other. The club and coaches have noted that we do not see the need for a contract extension. We go in the season. We have agreed with each other and want to be as successful,“ said Zorc.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 08:19

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