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BVB boss Sebastian Kehl extends contract

By Rune Gjerulff

Borussia Dortmund head of the players' department Sebastian Kehl has signed a new contract.

Sebastian Kehl.
Sebastian Kehl.Photo: Sven Mandel, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0

Borussia Dortmund have extended the contract of head of the players' department Sebastian Kehl until 2022.

"We're very satisfied with Sebastian and will now be involving him even more closely in all sporting decision-making processes," said Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke in a statement.

Kehl, who took over the position at the start of the 2018/19 season, commented:

"I would like to say thank you for the trust that the club has shown in me. This is an important, positive signal for me. I am glad that our joint strategic and sporting path up until 2022 is now 'set'. Despite the difficult conditions in the midst of the pandemic, I still enjoy working every day to make Borussia Dortmund a success."

As an active player, Kehl made a total of 362 appearances for the club, racking up 22 goals and 29 assists.

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