After snubbing PSG, he explains his choice


As he came to the end of his contract with Borussia Dortmund, Youssoufa Moukoko extended until June 2026. Good news for the German club, which wanted to keep the young 18-year-old German international at all costs. Several clubs were interested in the idea of ​​recruiting him, in particular PSG. Asked about his false start, Youssoufa Moukoko explained the reasons which led him to stay in Dortmund.

After seeing Erling Haaland join Manchester City last summer, the Borussia Dortmund did not go far from losing its new nugget. While his contract initially ended at the end of the season, Youssoufa Moukoko eventually extended until June 2026 with the German club. The negotiations were long and complicated so that the two parties reached an agreement, especially since many European leaders were ready to take advantage of the situation.

PSG were interested

In effect, Picture indicated that PSG was interested in the young 18-year-old German international, author of 6 goals and 6 assists in all competitions with the Borussia Dortmund this season. Other clubs were in on the action, including chelsea and Manchester Unitedeven if it is FC Barcelona who seemed to hold the rope, before Youssoufa Moukoko does not extend his contract. He also explained the reasons for this choice, in remarks relayed by the official site of the Borussia Dortmund.

“It’s a decision of the heart”

It’s no secret that I feel good at BVB. I played in the youth teams, took my first steps in professional football here and now I’m ready to take the next step in my development with the club. I feel the confidence of the technical staff and I have here an environment in which I can flourish perfectly. Of course I was honored by the interest from other clubs, but in the end it was a decision of the heart. The fans have always supported me and I want to give something back to them and to the club. “, said Youssoufa Moukoko.

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