The 24-year-old midfielder from 1. FC Köln, contractually bound there until 2023, was already seen on Thursday, according to “Sky” and “Bild” on the Dortmund club premises. The kicker had already reported on a Dortmund interest in the defensive specialist on Monday. The transfer will be in the medium single-digit million range according to kicker information.
The Özcan, trained at FC, can be used in several positions in midfield, played 31 Bundesliga games for the Cologne team in the past season, in which he almost put on a performance explosion and scored two goals. RB Leipzig was also considered interested.
also the new number two introduces itself
At BVB, he is said to close the gap that Axel Witsel’s departure left. Due to the contractual situation (another year in Cologne), Borussia is probably due for a transfer fee in the high single -digit million range.
Alexander Meyer also introduced himself at the BVB office on Thursday – the “Ruhr Nachrichten” reported. The 31-year-old goalkeeper of Jahn Regensburg is to become the new number two Dortmund. The kicker had already written about the interest two weeks ago.
The club has not yet officially confirmed both personal details, this should happen in the coming days.