Marco Reus signs Borussia Dortmund contract extension

Alicia Farmer
March 12, 2018

Reus, whose previous deal was due to run out at the end of next season, allegedly turned down "the best clubs in the world" to stay at the Westfalenstadion, according to Dortmund's chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke. I am happy and proud I can announce I will keep wearing it.

The Germany worldwide, 28, has been linked with several top European clubs in his career, but is now committed to Dortmund until 2023.

Reus said: "Since 2012 I wear the jersey of Borussia. As a kid I dreamed of playing in black and yellow, and I'd like this this extension to be a clear sign for the future", the 28-year-old declared after putting pen to paper.

Reus has only just returned to the fold after an eight-month lay-off with a knee injury, but he is determined to force his way into the Germany squad for the summer's World Cup.

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Watze said: "Although the best clubs in the world have made offers to him again and again in the past, he has chose to extend his contract". "I have a special relationship with him, and he's shown the utmost degree of dedication to this club, of which we're very proud".

He has made 196 appearances since joining the club in 2012, but has suffered a number of long-term injuries in recent seasons.

"He is the man for the important moments and especially the important goals". He is a cornerstone of our attack and furthermore a face of this club.

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