Borussia Dortmund: Talent madness at BVB – “Has never happened like this before”
Dortmund. In the new season it should be for the numerous youth teams of Borussia Dortmund finally go around again. Over the years, BVB has built a reputation for talent throughout Europe.
Lots of young players watch Borussia Dortmund the chance to make the breakthrough in the professional field. Players like Jadon Sancho have shown it – and thus caused a real talent craze.
Borussia Dortmund: Corona time not a lost year for the BVB offspring
While the professionals from Borussia Dortmund were able to do their job properly and the U23 celebrated their season with the championship and promotion, the younger age groups were not allowed to play football.
So a lost year for the youth department? In no way thinks the youth coordinator Lars Ricken. “I keep hearing this from different sides – but I don’t share it at all,” he now reveals in an interview on the Dortmund club’s website.
He justifies this on the one hand with the fact that players and coaches have been given new opportunities as a result of changed training requirements, but the youngsters have also learned values such as being down-to-earth during this time.
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On the other hand, BVB has laid the foundations for a successful future. Specifically, he mentions the reorganization of the U19s. With Julian Rijkhoff, Jamie Bynoe-Gittens, Tom Rothe and Marian Kirsch, there are now eleven U19 national players in the squad.
“That has never happened before. A lot has been done here at the moment and also in the preparatory work, ”says Ricken with enthusiasm. Accordingly, one looks forward to the new season with euphoria.
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There is of course great hope that at least one of these many talents will make the leap to the professionals. Youssoufa Moukoko and Ansgar Knauff already showed how it was last season – despite the Corona break in youth.
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Some young players will hope to receive an invitation to the professionals’ training camp. In recent years, Borussia Dortmund has always taken some U19 players to Bad Ragaz.
Which of the eleven U-national players will be able to get a taste of the professional air and recommend themselves to Marco Rose should be clear on July 1st, when BVB sets off for a training camp. (mh)