Borussia Dortmund has reached an agreement with the top English club, Manchester United, regarding the transfer of player Jadon Sancho. As part of this agreement, Borussia Dortmund will receive a fixed transfer fee of EUR 85.0 million, which is expected to have a positive effect of around EUR 56.0 million on the key earnings figures (EBITDA, EBIT) for the 2021/2022 financial year.
Borussia Dortmund has now reached an agreement with the French club, Olympique Marseille, on the permanent transfer of Leonardo Balerdi, who had already spent the 2020/2021 season on loan there.
Borussia Dortmund has signed Dutch international Donyell Malen from PSV Eindhoven. The 22-year-old signed a contract with the German Cup winners that runs until 30 June 2026.
On 4 December 2020, the DFB Executive Committee adopted the new fixture calendar for the 2021/2022 season. This stipulated that Bundesliga matches would start on the weekend of 13 to 15 August 2021. The 34th and final Bundesliga match day is scheduled for 14 May 2022.
The DFB Cup will start with the first round one week before the Bundesliga from 6 August 2021.
The DFL Super Cup between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich will be played on 17 August 2021.
The dates for the UEFA Champions League have also already been set: the first match day of the group stage will be played on 14/15 September 2021.