01/13/2022 – 1:17 p.m
Jude Bellingham (18) is already irreplaceable for BVB and coach Marco Rose (45) in his second season. As a defensive clearer, midfield driver and goalscorer – just like in the 3: 2 in Frankfurt. No wonder he got a contract until 2025 when he came of age and his salary was increased to around four million euros per season.
Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea are already vying for him. But Bellingham said recently: “BVB is the best club for me and my development. I would even say: For me there is no one better in the whole world!”
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But if the England international continues to excel at this level, he won’t be playing in the Bundesliga for much longer. According to transfermarkt.de, he is already the most expensive 18-year-old in the world with a market value of 75 million euros.
The BVB advantage: Unlike storm superstar Erling Haaland (21), Bellingham has no exit clause. Result: The poker around him is even wilder, since BVB would only let him go for a sum well over 100 million euros.
And you have repeatedly proven that Hans-Joachim Watzke & Co. can remain tough in the interest of the club. Among other things, when they did not let Robert Lewandowski (33) to FC Bayern in 2013 and Jadon Sancho (21) 2019 was initially not allowed to join Manchester United.