Julian Brandt is one of the greatest performers in the current season at Borussia Dortmund. Those responsible at BVB were all the more pleased when they announced the premature extension of the contract with the German international on Tuesday afternoon.
The black and yellow officially announced on Tuesday that the contract with Julian Brandt, which expired in 2024, had been prematurely extended by two more seasons until 2026.
“Julian has developed enormously over the past year, has become much more focused in the game against the ball, regularly prepares goals and excels as a shooter himself. His feeling for dangerous situations on the pitch, coupled with his technical skills and his creativity, make it possible made him a valuable part of our squad,” said BVB sporting director Sebastian Kehl on the Dortmund club website, very pleased with the midfielder’s past few months in the black and yellow jersey.
Kehl explained: “Accordingly, he plays a very important role in our planning and we are happy that he has decided to continue to help shape Borussia Dortmund’s sporting future as a leading player.”
In the current Bundesliga season, Julian Brandt advanced to become Dortmund’s second-best scorer with eight goals and four assists.
Brandt already with 35 season games for BVB
With a total of 35 competitive appearances this season, the native of Bremen is one of the absolute pillars of head coach Edin Terzic’s team.
The 26-year-old himself said of his renewed signing of a BVB contract: “Even after four years, I still have a lot of fun every single day being part of this team, being on the pitch with these guys and for them Playing football at a highly emotional club with its extraordinary fans. To be honest, the feeling of being in the right place at the right time has always been the most important point in my sporting life. And that will not change.”
The most important sporting goal for Julian Brandt remains “to celebrate something big” in the coming years.
He should also allude to the current Bundesliga season, in which the Westphalians still have every chance of landing in front of FC Bayern again for the first time since 2012. The gap to the leaders from Munich is currently only two points with seven games remaining.