Roman Bürki talks about difficult situation at the BVB

Roman Bürki plays athlete no role in Borussia Dortmund. In summer, the goalkeeper will leave the BVB after seven years towards the future MLS club St. Louis City. Overall, the Swiss looks positively at his time with the black-yellow back, although degradation to the replacement man still fenced.

In Borussia Dortmund novel Bürki once a club legend novel Weidenfeller and was the undisputed number one of the BVB for several years. But in the past season, the 31-year-old moved to the Westphalia in the second link, as Ex-Interim Trainer Edin Terzic predominantly on his deputy Marwin Hitz.

In the summer of 2021, the BVB then also committed Gregor Kobel from VFB Stuttgart, so Bürki fell back behind the new access and Hitz in the internal goalkeeper hierarchy.

"I have learned a lot about football and most recently also how the business ticks," Bürki revealed in an interview with the "Ruhr news" about his time at Borussia.

"You have to understand the connections entirely from the point where football does not have a hobby anymore, but also a business. And that can be a tough and make a change bath of feelings from one day," led the Swiss feet.

"I perceived this situation as difficult"

As an example of the part "Bangharte Business" Bürki gave insights into the events behind the scenes. "If you extend a contract in football, of course you will be told that you count on you. And yet it can look very different one year later," explained the goalkeeper.

Thanks, Roman! | Roman Bürki leaves Borussia Dortmund He himself thought he's "maybe back to goal again". "I tried everything. But it was clear that this chance would not come anymore, I had to worry about how it continues. I meant that with business," says Bürki.

The arrival of Gregor Kobel was by no means easy for him. "I came back from the holiday and was no longer the number 1, but the number 38. Of course, I asked myself, what's going on, what's going on now? You just want to see people behind it. I have this situation as difficult Felt, "Bürki revealed.

Bürki looks positive on BVB time

Nevertheless, the Routinian overalls positive about his time with BVB. "I've won the DFB Cup twice, so brought great titles. I could celebrate at the Borsigplatz with the fans. I played most of the time before sold-out house, here at our home," Bürki said.

In summer, the keeper will be a new adventure car and join the newly founded MLS Club St. Louis City. "In St. Louis, something new from reason to build with, I find a cool, exciting chance. That's why I decided to do so," Bürki named the reasons for his upcoming change.

When asked if he was rather figurehead in the MLS as the number two at FC Bayern, the BVB goalkeeper answered, "I always want to play. As a number two only fly through the area to put me on the bench and never to play that would break me. At Marwin Hitz that was for a while because we were very respectful. But in the long run I did not do it. That's why priority was for me that I can definitely play. "