Lost in the summer Borussia Dortmund his best talent seekers. Chief scout Markus Pilawa switched to FC Bayern Munich of all places.
Two months later has Borussia Dortmund apparently found a successor for Pilawa. He comes from our own ranks.
Borussia Dortmund is once again using an internal solution for scouts
In 2017, Pilawa was promoted to the position of chief scout at Borussia Dortmund, inheriting Sven Mislintat, who is now the sports director of VfB Stuttgart. Due to intentions to change, the separation from Pilawa followed in the summer. The 49-year-old is drawn to FC Bayern Munich.
According to information from “Sky”, Borussia Dortmund has now been able to close the gap in scouting. Eduard Graf is to become the new chief scout at BVB.
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Graf has been with BVB since 2013 and has been responsible for youth scouting since 2020. Now he should continue to climb the career ladder and advance to the role of chief scout, the report says.
Borussia Dortmund would thus again rely on an internal solution. By the way, Graf is said to have been involved in transfers like that of Jadon Sancho.
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Dual leadership at BVB scouting
Reports from other media correspond to the information from Sky, but according to “Sport1” Graf will not close the gap alone. According to this, Laurent Busser is moving up together with him – a kind of double leadership is to be formed.
In addition, Sebastian Krug is also mentioned, who is to look after the “Top Talents” department at Borussia Dortmund.