Borussia Dortmund allegedly has players from Eintracht Frankfurt, 1st FC Cologne and from the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on the note for his staff transition in the summer. However, there are probably high hurdles for the BVB.

Officially, the end of the guest performance of Axel Witsel at Borussia Dortmund is still not confirmed in the coming summer. Nevertheless, the signs between BVB and the now 33-year-old Belgian clearly stands on separation.

Witsels contract in Dortmund runs out. Dortmundy undisputed the World Cup third of 2018 has been no longer for a long time. Accordingly, BVB is likely to be glad to get the major earners from the salary list.

However, Witsel also leaves a gap in the black and yellow squad. A classic six that cleans up before the defense and at the same time ideally pushing the offensive game is missing the BVB.

BVB Looking for a new six

According to “Dortmund1” reporter Patrick Berger, the leaders have already entered the search for a new man for the defensive midfield center.

Also concrete names should be the topic at BVB, as the journalist reported in the podcast “Dortmund week” – Djibril South (Eintracht Frankfurt), Ellyes Skhiri (1st FC Cologne) and Florian Grillitsch (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim).

However, the BVB expert surpassed a transfer of so or Grillitsch for Borussia probably “not feasible due to certain financial conditions”.

In the SUKS until 2024 contract at Eintracht Frankfurt, an exit clause of 40 million euros should be anchored. This will not pull the BVB “of course,” says Berger.

Ellyes Skhiri from 1. FC Cologne to BVB?

Grillits contract in Hoffenheim runs after the season. The Austrian national player, however, is repeatedly associated with top clubs from abroad, for example the issuing English Premier League.

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Hoffenheim should continue to strive for an extension with the power carrier.

Remained the most realistic option Skhiri, which is bound to the 1st FC Cologne until 2023. His market value is taxed to 13 million euros – a certainly feasible sum for the BVB.