Speaking to reporters after his club's historic night, Freiburg's Nico Schlotterbeck denied that he had an agreement in place to join Borussia Dortmund.
|Nico Schlotterbeck.||Photo: SC Freiburg|
"I said I'll make my decision after the season and nothing has changed in that respect," Schlotterbeck stressed, "Nothing going on until the end of the season. Then I'll sit down with the Freiburg administrators and we'll discuss everything."
While he has expressed irritation when being pressed about his future before, a departure towards the greener pastures of a larger market still seems likely for the young center-halve. On an expiring contract next year, Freiburg will likely have no qualms about cashing in on him.
Schlotterbeck himself has admitted that the time may come for him to make a career move. If his current club qualifies for the Champions' League, however, the calculus of making a perceived step up may change.
"Mathematically, if we win five more matches this year we'll be cup winners and Champions' League contenders," Schlotterbeck also noted.
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