Midfielder Mario Gotze says he will leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season.

Updated: Apr 18

  • Gotze has confirmed he is ready to contemplate a move away from Borussia Dortmund.

  • Liverpool and AC Milan are strongly linked with Götze, who has scored 57 goals in 229 Bundesliga games for Dortmund and Bayern Munich.

Gotze's contract at Signal Iduna Park ends in June and is available for clubs on a free transfers. [Getty]

Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze has stated that he will secure a move away from the Bundesliga club at the end of the 2019-20 season. The German midfield ace's contract at Dortmund ends in June and he will be available for clubs on a free transfer. According to various reports, Merseyside club Liverpool and Serie A giants AC Milan eager to snap the 27-year old midfielder up on a free transfer. Gotze, a World Cup winner who has made 63 appearances for Germany, scoring 17 goals, said as the Standard quoted: ‘First of all, I hope according to the circumstances that you and your loved ones are doing well in the present situation. ‘Today I would like to announce that after intensive consideration, I have decided to make a change in the planning of my career. I have consciously taken my time over this step.

‘It is an important decision for my sporting future and I am very much looking forward to working with Reza Fazeli and his agency International Soccer Management (ISM), whose professional competence has absolutely convinced me.’ Götze added: ‘What the sporting future will bring will only become apparent when a little normality has returned to the world. ‘Until then, please stay healthy and support society as much as you can.’

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