Borussia Dortmund face a potential flash sale of star players in the summer should the German club fail to qualify for the Champions League or worse European football altogether, according to reports.
Edin Terzic’s side are currently on a poor run of form and are seventh in the Bundesliga having not won in their last three league games, the last of which was a 4-2 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday.
Dortmund risk missing out on a windfall of money should they not qualify for Europe and in the midst of a pandemic would have to raise funds by selling players such as Jadon Sancho, Gio Reyna and Raphael Guerreiro according to Bild, but the club are not entertaining the idea of selling Erling Haaland
The report details that Dortmund could lose at least £26.6m (€30m) if they fail to qualify for the Champions League – they are currently three points off the top-four.
It is clear to Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke that the club cannot fall into mass debt, in which case a lack of incoming funds would have to be compensated by the sale of star assets.
England international Sancho, who moved to Germany from Manchester City in 2017 for a lowly £8m, is top of that list. Continue reading