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Who do you think will leave this summer guys? Also, what positions do you we will need new players?

I feel like these players will leave
1. Hummels
2. Reus (I know he just extended his contract but I'm guessing he did it because he did not want to leave for nothing like Lewa)
3. Gundogan (With all these rumors of him leaving, I'll be surprised if he stays)
4. Immobile
5. Ramos

I don't think Mkhitaryan will leave unless we bring another AM.

Positions reinforced
1. GK: Weiden is getting too old and making more mistakes. Reminded me of Pepe. As Marko said below Timo Horn would be great but I'm hoping we go for Keylor Navas because that guy was like the GK of the season ago and now he's doing jack s**t in Madrid.
2. ST: We obviously need backup for Auba. Who do you guys think is ideal? I've heard Dybala but that was before Klopp resigned.
3. RW/LW: Yep, we need pure wingers. Kuba is getting old and Reus might leave. I can't think of anyone on top of my head right now.
4. CB: This defense really needs some solid CB. I don't think Ginter is ready yet. Miranda is gonna be available so maybe him.
5. RB: Pisczek getting injured all time is not good. We need better cover for him.
6. LB: Definately need a new LB. Any suggestions?
i hear milan really want mik
I read Milk at first and I was like...wth is this guy talking about.
Haven't heard about Milan but Juve wanted him a while back
Reus wouldn't have left for nothing he would have left for about 25m because that was what his buy-out clause said.
He won't leave. Hummels probably won't either.
Gündogan will.
Ramos, Immobile and maybe (likely) Mkhitaryan. Also Jojic and perhaps Großkreutz.
We need a winger, if Gündogan leaves two central midfielders and a back up for Aubameyang. We don't need any fullbacks I think. Durm is doing excellent on the right hand side and Dudziak should be given a fair chance on the left.
I think we need a (small) player overhaul,that said,I am fairly optimistic that Reus and Hummels won't leave us this summer.

- I agree that we need a new goalkeeper.Although,as I have said earlier,I think we need to buy a Bundesliga keeper(someone like Kevin Trapp would be great) and also a younger one.

- Yeah,sure.A backup for Auba would be great - but Dybala ain't coming.Too expensive for a Dortmund signing.Though,someone with a similar style of his would fit us great(Any suggestions?).

- I don't see any fading of Kuba's skills.Reus won't leave,so I think this the RW/LW positions are fairly covered.

- Miranda is too old for a BVB signing,and thus I really doubt he would come to us if he is going to be available.I'd actually prefer Ginter on the DM position too.

- Durm is great cover for Piszcek.Grosskreutz is there too,and on LB there is Schmelzer,and as Deinonychus said,it would be great if Dudziak were given a fair chance.

That said,all we need IMO is a backup for Auba,a replacement for Gundogan,and maybe a winger (Someone new on CAM wouldn't do us bad too,like Denis Praet,for example).
what makes you so sure hummels wont leave?
Well,I am not sure,I'm hoping(and thinking) that he won't leave.Actually,40 mil. wouldn't really be bad too - but I wanna see the man become a legend at Dortmund.
With what he has said until now,I wouldn't be totally surprised to see him leave,but then again...I'm simply optimistic that he'll stay.

EDIT:

@SoccerIsFootball - You really want him so bad,though? haha
meh. not really, im aware of his limitations: he's a bit slow and injury prone, sometimes makes poor decisions. but his height, ability on the ball and "leadership" are nice qualities if we cant get anyone better. one of those signings that would have to prove their worth right away, and i hope he can do that if we did go for him.
I know the season isn't even over yet and I should just enjoy these last few weeks with Kloppo, but I can't help myself... I'm starting to get really excited for next season. It is not a secret that I think extremely highly of Tuchel, and while he won't replace Kloppo as the coach of my heart, I think many things will change for the better. First of all is the change in style of play that will definitely happen. Tuchel prefers a "Guardiola-esqule" style of play: more possession, quicker center focused attacking players backed by extremely high and wide outside backs. While we will see weekly line-up and formation switches the most often used will likely be a a 4-1-2-1-2.

I don't know if anyone else enjoys creating fictitious/wishful thinking squads for the future, but if I was the head scout for Tuchel these would be my suggested transfers and line-up. This is a combination of what I hope will happen what I expect will happen.

OUT:
Hummels +€38.000.000
Gündoğan +€20.000.000
Mkhitaryan +€20.000.000
Immobile +€15.000.000
Ramos +€8.000.000
Pische +€7.000.000
Weidenfeller +€3.000.000
Jojic +€3.000.000
Dudziak (Out on Loan)
Hofmann (Out on Loan)

I would love to see Hummels and Illkay continue on with Dortmund, but I just really don't see any hope and we could use the money they bring in to afford the cut that needs to happen on different parts of the pitch.

IN:

Vietto -€20.000.000
Fekir -€15.000.000
Geis -€12.000.000
Praet -€12.000.000
Castro -€11.000.000
Baba -€10.000.000
Horn -€9.000.000

1st Team:


------------Horn-------------
Kuba----Socke----Ginter---Baba
------------Sahin-------------
-----Fekir---------Kampl------
------------Reus--------------
------Vietto------Auba--------

Back-Up:

GK: Langerak
RB: Durm
LB: Schmelzer
CB: Subo, Stankovic
DM: Geis, Burnic
LCM/RCM: Castro, Praet, Passlack
OM: Kagawa, Praet
RS/LS/: Reus, Harder


This line-up would make us much more flexible and difficult to read especially against deep defending opponents. Vietto and Auba could drift wide and Reus could come up higher almost playing a false 9 on attack. Sahin would drop in between the two CB's and the outside backs would push up to outside mids turning it into 3-4-3 on attack. On defense it would turn more into a 4-3-1-2 with Fekir and Kampl dropping back a bit. This line-up would be an absolute dream in my eyes and the kind of change I would love to see after this season.

Would love to see your guy's "Dortmund 2014/2015" if you got to play head scout!
are you kidding me? I love to look ahead and say "what if"

I agree with most of your transfer outs:

Miki, Immobile, Ramos, Jojic or Bender

Would like to see Mats and Illkay stay but dont know if they will. I am not that good of a scout or know much about market value, but I would love to see volland or firmino from Hoffenhiem. I don't know if they are realistic options or not.

I also will be interested to see how a healthy sahin and kagawa look in August 2015. I think a full session in the bvb camp really can help kagawa out. He has shown flashes of his old self and other times he has been just flat. Lets end the season strong and have a great off season.
is subotic leaving too?
Kuba as a RB? Interesting. Especially for how injury prone he is. He's also getting up there in terms of age. A good back-up on the wing, but not a whole lot more in my eyes. I'd definitely start Durm in the 1st team.

You're not kidding about 'hard to read' here. In general I'm not a fan of this kind of firesale, start over -type squad changes. Although it's hard to disagree with most of your picks.

I expect Gundogan to go. I hope Mikhi goes. Immobile and Ramos are also hard to see in the squad next season. Hummels will stay unless some silly team offers to pay more than he's worth (€40m would probably do it). Also, I would keep Piszczek over Schmelle %100. Praet would be a fantastic signing. But I'll admit to not having seen much of any of the others.
Haha! Check this Tuchel-song; from August 2013 already:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-6FAwBT1YM
Welcome Thomas Tuchel! Let's hope he'll be as good as the last Mainz coach who joined us :)
+2
Congrats on getting Tuchel very smart choice, wish more clubs where run like Dortmund.
+3
Even a few days after the announcement, I still had tears in my eyes thinking about Kloppo leaving us, but I genuinely believe him and his decision.

I saw yesterday that he said he could take a year off, but do you guys have any guesses where he will go? I don't see any of the PL managers in danger, no Arsenal, no United, no City, no Chelsea, maybe Liverpool, but even that is a far reach, because I think Rodgers is doing a great job. I don't see Madrid, Barca, or Atletico. I don't see PSG. Kloppo has mentioned that he, and all good coaches must watch Sacchi, so if I had to guess that if next year he was going anywhere, it would be Milan.

On our note, I am extremely excited to see the tactician Tüchel join us. I'm excited to see how he adapts this team into a top Bundesliga team again.
Well, City are having a poor season, and Pellegrini is under pressure. He might get sacked for Klopp. (Not likely tho).
Congrats on getting Tuchel

Probably the most sensible choice
Congratulation to Tuchel. Good choice
The team really showing they're prepared to wave Klopp goodbye in the best possible way. This is probably the best game of the season so far. Micki was outstanding!
+5
Definitely! It's almost a shame to have seen the team playing so nicely and with cohesion today. Where were these guys the rest of the season?

I really hope Auba goes nowhere


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Bundesliga Table

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PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
76
64
13
77
2
4
24
30
1
61
31
32
63
5
7
18
30
2
57
23
22
45
5
9
16
30
3
55
25
32
57
5
10
15
30
4
42
4
34
38
10
9
11
30
5
42
-2
40
38
14
3
13
30
6
40
-3
48
45
12
7
11
30
7
39
3
37
40
13
6
11
30
8
39
-13
59
46
11
9
10
30
9
37
1
41
42
9
13
8
30
10
36
-8
59
51
12
9
9
30
11
35
-6
36
30
11
11
8
30
12
34
-12
46
34
14
7
9
30
13
30
-10
41
31
12
12
6
30
14
29
-18
51
33
15
8
7
30
15
28
-27
46
19
16
7
7
30
16
28
-31
58
27
14
10
6
30
17
27
-21
55
34
15
9
6
30
18
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W
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0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
22

UEFA Champions League Table

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PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
13
10
4
14
1
1
4
6
1
13
7
8
15
1
1
4
6
2
6
-2
10
8
2
3
1
6
3
1
-15
19
4
5
1
0
6
4

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