In early July 2023, Borussia Dortmund announced the signing of Germany international Felix Nmecha from VfL Wolfsburg. The midfielder signed a contract that runs until 30 June 2028.
In addition, Borussia Dortmund signed Austria international Marcel Sabitzer from FC Bayern Munich. The versatile midfielder’s contract runs until 30 June 2027.
In July 2023, the contract between Borussia Dortmund and Nico Schulz was terminated early.
In the first round of the DFB Cup, Borussia Dortmund beat fifth-division side TSV Schott Mainz to advance to the second round.
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA’s shares were once again listed in the SDAX with effect from 25 July 2023, after having already been traded there between 2014 and 2021. The SDAX is a performance index that includes the 70 largest companies in the MDAX.
Between 24 July and 3 August, Borussia Dortmund spent a part of its pre-season in the USA. Friendly matches were played against San Diego Loyal (6:0 in San Diego), Manchester United (3:2 in Las Vegas) and Chelsea FC (1:1 in Chicago).
The team agreed to an early renewal of Germany international Emre Can’s contract until 30 June 2026.