Clouds overcast skies greeted the BVB players on the first real day of practice of the season 2016/17, after yesterday’s opening was “Performance Diagnostics” been under the topic. With 16 players head coach Thomas Tuchel could start working.
U23 player Marco Hober and U19 players Dzenis Burnic and Jacob Bruun Larsen currently complete the squad, because in addition to the EM-drivers were also missing Shinji Kagawa, who played with Japan even into June internationals and therefore only coming week Monday his ministry competes in Dortmund, also Marco Reus and slightly ill Adrian Ramos. Not on the ball was Joo-Ho Park, who individually worked inside the training center.
After barely 90 minutes, Tuchel ended the first session of the day, in which two of the six new additions – Ousmane Dembele and Sebastian Rode – were the first to gain a picture of the new hybrid turf which is laid not only at Signal Iduna Park, but also in the squares Brackel.