Mario Götze has a new club. However, the ex-BVB professional leaves the Bundesliga and does not switch to Hertha. Götze moves to the Netherlands.
Ex-international Mario Götze moves to PSV Eindhoven. German coach Roger Schmidt of the club confirmed the transfer late on Tuesday evening with a video on Twitter. Götze gets a two-year contract with the 24-time champion.
“Sport Bild” and the Dutch media had previously reported a possible change. Until recently, there was speculation whether Götze would sign with the capital club Hertha BSC – “Bild” and “Kicker” reported that.
Götze is already in Eindhoven
The 28-year-old was already in Eindhoven on Tuesday afternoon and completed the medical examination. “Yes, I am now in Eindhoven”, “Bild” quoted Götze.
Götze started his Bundesliga career in 2009 with Borussia Dortmund, where he won the championship title in 2011 and 2012. In 2013 he moved to FC Bayern for three years before returning to BVB after the 2016 European Championship. In 2014, he scored the gold goal of the World Cup in the World Cup final in Rio. Götze’s contract expired last summer. He had not received a new contract with Borussia.
In Eindhoven, Götze meets former Bundesliga coach Roger Schmidt. But there are also a number of other players under contract with the Dutch first division, including Philipp Max, Timo Baumgartl and Adrian Fein, who was recently loaned from FC Bayern Munich.