How does Borussia Dortmund always win the race to signing young promising talent? Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland, and now it seems that they have pipped Manchester United to the signing of yet another highly sought after young talent in the form of Jude Bellingham.
Why does Dortmund have an edge when it comes to signing young potential?
It’s in the DNA of the club. This is how they function, buying young talent,
nurturing them, turning them into superstars and selling them for a much
Lets take a look at a few examples of this transfer policy:
Bought from Rennes for 15 million Euros
Sold to Barcelona for a staggering 125 million Euros
Bought in as a free transfer
Sold to Chelsea for 50 million euros
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang:
Bought for 15 million euros from Saint Etienne
Sold for 56 million euros to Arsenal
Bought for 7.84 million euros
Potential market value: 100-120 million euros
So the reason young players tend to choose Dortmund over any other big
clubs is because Borussia Dortmund is willing to give them opportunities to play in the top flight german league, the champions league despite their young age which most clubs in Europe would not do.
So for young players looking to launch their careers, it’s the perfect launching pad to showcase their talents at the biggest arena and gain experience before a big-money move to a European powerhouse when the
time is right.