Hans-Joachim Watzke was asked which player he would like the most to bring in from Bayern Munich and the BVB CEO named Joshua Kimmich.
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have a history of exchange of players between themselves, although it is the former who get the better end of the deal most often than not.
The team in black and yellow have a reputation for scouting and developing talents, but the polished products don’t usually stay with them for too long.
Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze, and Mats Hummels are a few names of recent times those were unable to resist the allure of the Allianz Arena after having made a name for themselves at Westfalenstadion.
It is Bayern’s rich history as well as present supremacy that makes them one of the most attractive destinations for players not only in Germany but in all of Europe.
“That is pure fantasy, even from a purely economic point of view,” Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told Sport Bild when asked which Bayern player he would like the most to have in his team.
“But who I like the most over the last few years is Joshua Kimmich.
“It always annoys me because he is just so good and he always scores against us. And the way he does it… it’s amazing – his development has been insane. The boy really impresses me.”
Bayern welcome Dortmund on Saturday for one of the most anticipated clashes in Bundesliga this season that could potentially shape the title race.