January 20, the German media “Bild” reported that the 18-year-old
The young Dortmund striker Mukoko has agreed to renew his contract. After signing the new contract, his salary can reach up to 6 million euros.
The report stated that Mukoko’s contract renewal tug-of-war is finally coming to an end. He decided to renew his contract with Dortmund for three years until 2026. The new contract will be signed before this Sunday’s game against Augsburg.
In this new three-year contract, in the best case, Mukoko can get an annual salary of 6 million euros per year, and he will also get a renewal signing fee of more than 10 million euros.
But this is not the total price paid by Dortmund. The player’s agent Patrick Williams will also get a generous remuneration: a commission of about 5 million euros. In addition, he will also receive a 10% share of the player’s salary that is customary in the industry.
In general, in order to retain this striker who could have been transferred freely this summer, Dortmund offered a three-year contract renewal plan with a total price of more than 35 million euros.
“Bild” stated that this offer made Mukoko think for a long time, because he could get a higher income if he played in the Premier League.
Previous reports stated that clubs such as Chelsea and Newcastle tried to introduce him with a signing fee of up to 30 million euros, and offered him an annual salary of nearly 10 million euros per season.
But in the end, Mukoko’s rationality prevailed, and he realized that staying in Dortmund was the best for his competitive development: coach Terzic and assistant coach Geppert, two of his biggest promoters, were in the
On the sidelines of the game, the two had accompanied him through his player career for about 7 years.
The article stated that the fans will also be happy that Mukoko will stay in Dortmund: he contributed 6 goals and 4 assists in the league in the first half of the season, and became the darling of the fans, but in the tug-of-war of contract renewal, he was criticized.
Criticism was once more and more loud, but from now on it is only related to his goal and championship with Dortmund…