Borussia Dortmund are being linked with a move for PSG right-back Thomas Meunier, while Marco Reus could be out for a longer period than first expected.
Reus out till April?
Marco Reus suffered a muscle injury during last month’s DFB Pokal third round defeat to Werder Bremen, and has been out ever since. Borussia Dortmund earlier said that the club captain would be out for a month, but reports now say that his recovery will take longer than expected.
According to BILD, the club do not expect Reus to return to training before April. That would mean that the club will be without Reus for the second leg of the Champions League tie against PSG, as well as next weekend’s revierderby. Borussia Dortmund’s first game following the international break later this month is against Bayern Munich on April 04.
Borussia Dortmund in talks with Meunier
With Achraf Hakimi’s future still uncertain, Borussia Dortmund have reportedly held talks with PSG right-back Thomas Meunier.
The Belgian international will be a free agent when his contract with the French side expires in the summer, and La Dernière Heure say that Dortmund are ready to offer him the contract he wants. Meunier is also keen to take on a new challenge in a country close to Belgium. Borussia Dortmund already have two Belgian players in their ranks; Thorgan Hazard and Axel Witsel.
Meunier joined PSG in 2016, but is likely to leave the club this summer. He played 90 minutes in last month’s first leg of the Champions League round of 16 tie against Borussia Dortmund, but he is suspended for the second leg which takes place next week.