Goalkeeping is a lost art in football

Will Stuttgart goalkeeper Gregor Kobel move to BVB?

When asked whether BVB was an issue for him, the Swiss told Sky TV after the 2-0 draw in the season finale against Arminia Bielefeld on Saturday: "Definitely." He always said that he wanted to end the season well with VfB and has so far focused entirely on it, explained Kobel. Now he will deal with his future. "I will sit down with my advisors in the next few days," said the 23-year-old, whose contract with VfB runs until 2024.

"The topic is getting hotter," confirmed VfB sports director Sven Mislintat in an interview with SWR Sport. At the end of the day, there are Champions League clubs that are interested in Gregor Kobel. "Then it's a success story through and through," says Sven Mislintat. However, VfB Stuttgart cannot compete with these clubs - neither athletically nor financially.

Kobel in the provisional Swiss squad for the EM

Kobel drew attention to himself with many good performances over the course of the season and is in Switzerland's provisional squad for the European championship in summer. According to several media reports, he is considered a candidate for a move to DFB Cup winner Dortmund, who is looking for a new number one for the coming round.

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According to media reports, there is a transfer fee of 16 to 18 million euros in the room. If Kobel leaves, Loris Karius (Union Berlin) and Florian Müller (Mainz 05, currently SC Freiburg) should be candidates for the successor to the Swiss.