Piszczek signs 2020 Borussia Dortmund extension

first_imgBorussia Dortmund Piszczek signs 2020 Borussia Dortmund extension Dom Farrell Last updated 1 year ago 22:31 13/3/2018 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Lukasz Piszczek, Borussia Dortmund Getty Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga Salzburg v Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund v Hannover 96 UEFA Europa League Transfers The Polish full-back, who signed for BVB in 2010, looks set to end his career with the Bundesliga giants Lukasz Piszczek has agreed a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund, committing himself to the Bundesliga club until June 2020.The 32-year-old’s new terms bolt a further 12 months on to his previous deal at Signal Iduna Park, which he agreed last April.Poland international Piszczek joined Dortmund from Hertha Berlin in 2010 and has made 290 appearances in all competitions. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Williams case shows Solskjaer isn’t holding Man Utd’s youngsters back – he’s protecting them Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp He is one of the remaining members of the side that won back-to-back Bundesliga titles under Jurgen Klopp in 2010-11 and 2011-12.”We are delighted to – after Marco Reus – tie another player to our club for long term who identifies absolutely with Borussia Dortmund,” said chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke.Dortmund have not lost any of the past 31 Bundesliga matches in which Piszczek has participated – a run that covers the tenures of Thomas Tuchel, Peter Bosz and current boss Peter Stoger.Indeed, the run of five defeats and three draws in eight winless top-flight matches that ultimately curtailed Bosz tenure earlier this season coincided with Piszczek being out with a knee ligament injury.”I am not a native of Dortmund, but this club and these fans have grown so dear to me over the years that I feel like a real Borussia fan and have never felt the desire to want to leave BVB,” the experienced defender said.”I would like to end my career in Dortmund and look forward to many, many more emotional moments here.”Dortmund lie third in the Bundesliga table, a point behind Schalke in second, and will look to overturn a 2-1 deficit form the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash against Red Bull Salzburg on Thursday.last_img

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