Borussia Dortmund midfielder Giovanni Reyna has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new four-and-a-half year contract until the summer of 2025.
Signed from the youth ranks at New York City in 2019, Reyna has been a Dortmund regular since breaking into the first-team earlier this year. He leads the club in assists in all competitions so far this season on five, ahead of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Guerreiro.
The teenager, who turned 18 last week, made his first two senior appearances for the United States during this month’s international break and is part of a promising American golden generation.
A major part of Reyna’s decision to pledge his future to Dortmund comes from the club’s reputation as a place where young players are given plenty of opportunities.
“BVB is a big club that can compete for titles and is represented in all major competitions. Young players in particular have the chance to develop themselves here,” he told BVB.de.
“I have already learned a lot in Dortmund and I want to learn a lot in the future too. I'm looking forward to being with BVB in the long term.”
Reyna is one of many developing talents at Dortmund alongside the likes of the aforementioned Sancho, as well as Erling Haaland, Jude Bellingham and Reinier.
“Gio has developed almost unbelievably in the past few months. It will definitely be an important part of Borussia Dortmund's sporting future,” sporting director Michael Zorc commented.
“I am very happy that he has decided with full conviction to renew at BVB for the long term.”