German side Borussia Dortmund have handed contract extensions to CEO
Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke confirms: “We tried our best to get a permanent option for Michy Batshuayi, but it was a no go for Chelsea. When Roman Abramovich says ‘no’, it is a ‘no’.” #cfc pic.twitter.com/kCNXtJdx8V— Kristof Terreur (@HLNinEngeland) February 12, 2018
"The sporting and economically extremely successful development of Borussia Dortmund since 2005 is inextricably linked to the work of Hans-Joachim Watzke and his managing director Thomas Treß," Rauball added.
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"They have a tremendous bond of trust that has grown in the past 13 years. We want to express this confidence in their abilities and their day-to-day commitment early by extending the contracts. Borussia Dortmund is committed to continuity.
"The extremely positive development for BVB in the area of" Marketing & Sales "is primarily due to Carsten Cramer's dedication and expertise."