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Mario Gotze announces departure

Get ready world, the Mario Gotze links are on their way.

Gotze’s friendship with Jurgen Klopp means that this was always going to happen, but the Dortmund star is leaving on a free transfer this summer and reports have already started that he could join Liverpool.

Gotze said: “First of all, I hope according to the circumstances that you and your loved ones are doing well in the present situation.

Jurgen Klopp and Mario Gotze worked together at Borussia Dortmund before the Germany international moved to Bayern Munich.
Jurgen Klopp and Mario Gotze worked together at Borussia Dortmund before the Germany international moved to Bayern Munich. (Image: Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

“Today I would like to announce that after intensive consideration, I have decided to make a change in the planning of my career. I have consciously taken my time over this step.

“It is an important decision for my sporting future and I am very much looking forward to working with Reza Fazeli and his agency International Soccer Management (ISM), whose professional competence has absolutely convinced me.”

He’s still only 27! Would you make an offer?

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