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The Daily Bee (June 5th, 2019): Infantino re-elected as FIFA president

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Plus Schürrle, Burnic and Isak’s possible next destinations

69th FIFA Congress Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

André Schürrle has no future in Dortmund that much is clear but it will be difficult to find a solution for both sides. Schürrle’s 8€ million per year salary will be a problem, nevertheless Ruhr Nachrichten report that West Ham United could be interested in the former German international. However it’s likely that it will be another loan instead of a permanent deal.

Dzenis Burnic was on loan at Dynamo dresden last season and the 2.Bundesliga club would like to sign the defensive midfielder on a permanent deal. According to Bild Lucien Favre does not plan with Burnic and he would be allowed to leave.

Reports in Spain suggest Real Sociedad are interested in Alexander Isak. The young striker has just rejoined BVB after his successful loan spell at Willem II but it seems Isak will not get another chance in Dortmund. Despite BVB’s somewhat questionable situation at centre forward it looks like the club won’t plan with Isak next season. If Dortmund are looking for another loan or a permanent deal is unclear at this point.

  • BVB U17 semifinal

Borussia Dortmund’s U19 team have already celebrated their title win a week ago, now another BVB youth team will play in a semifinal for the German championship. Dortmund’s U17 will take on VfL Wolfsburg today at 18.00h CET and hopefully come away with a win.

  • USA defeat France in U20 WC

Dan-Axel Zagadou has lost with France in the round of 16 against the USA despite being the heavy favorites. France, a team with multiple players that have already played in the big European leagues, came back from an early deficit and even led 2:1 at some point but the young Americans were able to win 3:2 in the end.

Supposed BVB target Sebastian Soto scored twice for the USA. Rumors suggest the young striker will not sign a new deal with Hannover 96 and could be available for Dortmund.

  • Infantino re-elected as FIFA president

Despite some questionable decisions and continuing allegations of corruption Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as FIFA’s president and will lead the football association until 2023. There was no other candidate so the Swiss official was re-elected by acclamation. The DFB had previously stated their support for Infantino.