Blow for Liverpool as Marco Reus signs new Dortmund contract
Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus has signed a contract extension at the Bundesliga club until 2019, ending persistent rumours of a move Spain or England at the end of the season.
Reus, who had an injury-plagued 2014 when he also missed the World Cup which Germany won, was seen on his way out after Bayern Munich revealed he had a buyout clause in his contract.
“I am very happy with my decision to stay at BVB,” said Reus. “Dortmund is my home town and Borussia simply my club. I am looking forward to a successful future with our team and our fantastic fans supporting us. There is a lot to do and I want to be part of that.”
"We never let ourselves be influenced by all the transfer rumours and we always saw a good chance that this exceptional player could consciously decide in favour of Dortmund," CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said in a statement.
The 25-year-old, who had played for Dortmund in his youth, joined them in 2012.
Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City and Manchester United were all said to