Mahmoud Dahoud wants to stay at Borussia Dortmund; contract talks planned

Mahmoud Dahoud (Photo by Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)
Mahmoud Dahoud (Photo by Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images) /

Borussia Dortmund are planning to hold contract extension talks with Mahmoud Dahoud, and the midfielder wants to stay at the club.

According to Ruhr Nachrichten, Mahmoud Dahoud’s representatives have put all enquiries from clubs in England and Italy aside for the time being. The newspaper adds that extending his contract with Borussia Dortmund would be the first choice for the German international.

Dahoud was heavily linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund in January, when he was only a fringe player in the squad. But he ended up staying and broke his way into the starting XI during the second half of the season. He took his chance brilliantly and ended the season as one of the first names on the team-sheet. And now he looks to be in line for a new contract.

With Dahoud’s Borussia Dortmund contract set to expire at the end of next season, a decision on his long-term future will likely be made this summer. The 25 year old sees his future in Dortmund, and the BVB bosses would also like to extend his contract.

Dahoud made a total of 31 appearances for Borussia Dortmund this season, 23 of which came in the second half of the campaign. He scored two goals, including a stunning strike in the Champions League round of 16 clash against Sevilla.

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Dahoud’s performances have also caught the eye of Germany head coach Joachim Löw, who has put him on the standby list for the Euros. The midfielder was not named in the 26-man squad, which was announced last week. But he could still earn a call up if one of the selected players suffers an injury or illness.