The defense is the weak point at Borussia Dortmund. The club reacted with several transfers, now a new signing from Chelsea seems to be on the way.
Bulwark: Niklas Süle from FC Bayern Munich (26), Nico Schlotterbeck (22) from FC Freiburg – Dortmund are upgrading their defense. Because that was the weak point in the past season with 52 goals conceded. Now there is also a newcomer from Chelsea in the room: Ian Maatsen (20) should come. The “Bild” reports that the club is working intensively with the young star.
Stability: The new BVB manager Sebastian Kehl is trying to stabilize the uncertain defense of the pre-season. Now it’s all about the outside positions. Maatsen is a left-back. At 1.67 meters, he may not be the tallest, but he is said to have great potential. He came to the Premier League from PSV Eindhoven, market value: five million euros.
Loan: The U21 player from Holland has not yet been able to assert himself, was last loaned to Coventry City in the second English division and scored three goals in 42 competitive games there.
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