January 21 News Dortmund coach Terzic recently accepted The
An interview with The Athletic, in which he expressed hope that the club will keep young talents and realize that transfers are not necessary after they break through with the club.
Midfielder Bellingham is another Dortmund player who is expected to leave this summer: Bringing in young players and selling them if they develop well is the core of Dortmund’s strategy.
But Terzic believes: “We must try to keep these players for one more year.”
Terzic mentioned his situation as an interim coach in the second half of the 20/21 season. At that time, Dortmund had Sancho, Harland and Bellingham at the same time. He said: “If we are in two or three
With a trio like this in a season, maybe we can break through.”
“Maybe then Manchester City will not knock us out in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, but we will reach the semi-finals. Maybe the players will realize that they don’t have to move to achieve their goals.”
The big question is whether Dortmund’s strategy of bringing in talented youngsters to develop and sell them is a benefit or a limitation.
Terzic pointed out that Dortmund’s lineup is not limited to the range of top talents: “Currently, we are one of the few clubs that offers two paths: players can choose the pace of development like Haaland or Sancho.
, or make Dortmund the club that defines his career, like Reus or Piszczek.”