Borussia Dortmund's Gio Reyna linked with Ligue 1 side Marseille

Borussia Dortmund and USMNT player Gio Reyna may be on the verge of a move to France despite interest from Nottingham Forest.
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The departure of Gio Reyna seems to be coming closer and closer to fruition with new reports surfacing regarding the USMNT star's possible move to Marseille in Ligue 1. The French side are said to be in advanced talks with Borussia Dortmund regarding the transfer. There is no clarity on the specifics of the move yet, namely whether this will simply be a loan move or a loan with an option to buy.

As has been noted over the last few days, English side Nottingham Forest have also shown interest, with the club looking for an option to buy with any possible loan deal. Reyna's departure from Dortmund has come to fruition based on the fact that the player has not been trusted with many minutes this season, with his total currently standing at 337 minutes in all competitions.

Per the reports linking Reyna to Nottingham Forest, the player has allegedly reached a verbal agreement with the club, but depending on the offer Dortmund recieve from Marseille they may be more inclined to deal with the French side instead. Time will tell which offer Dortmund are more willing to accept.

With the player's contract running out in the summer of 2025, Borussia Dortmund will be keen to figure out the player's long term future soon, as well as make sure that they get the best financial deal in the case of departure. Reyna initially joined Dortmund's youth ranks in 2019 to much acclaim, and has since scored 17 goals and provided 16 assists in 120 appareances since joining Dortmund's senior side.

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Unfortunately, for a myriad of reasons that include injuries, alleged player commitment to training, and overall managerial preference, it seems like Gio's time with Die Schwarzgelben will, at the latest come to and end this coming summer. A move away may be benefical for the player and club alike, as the former seeks more minutes and the latter looks for a player that fits their necessities more adequately on the pitch.