No bad blood between Reus and Rose, insists Dortmund boss


By Rune Gjerulff

In spite of Marco Reus’ direct criticism of Dortmund’s tactics after Saturday’s defeat to RB Leipzig, there is no problem between him and head coach Marco Rose, insists sporting director Michael Zorc.

Marco Reus.
Marco Reus. Photo: Borussia Dortmund

Speaking in the wake of Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 defeat to RB Leipzig, club captain Marco Reus criticized head coach Marco Rose’s decision to deploy a five-man defense.

Nevertheless, there is no problem between the two, according to sporting director Michael Zorc.

“Marco Reus’ statement were due to frustration over the defeat,” Zorc told Kicker.

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“He immediately sought a conversation with Marco Rose afterwards. Everything is okay between them,” he added.

Dortmund sit second in the Bundesliga, four points behind league leaders Bayern München.

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