Gio Reyna signs new Borussia Dortmund deal which will keep the talented 18-year-old at the club until 2025 amid interest from Real Madrid
- Gio Reyna has signed a new contract with Borussia Dortmund until 2025
- The 18-year-old has a goal and four assists in seven games this season
- Reyna became the third-youngest goalscorer in US history on Monday
- The attacking midfielder has reportedly attracted interest from Real Madrid
Gio Reyna has signed a new contract with Borussia Dortmund that will keep him at the club until 2025.
Reyna is the latest Dortmund youngster to light up the Bundesliga with a goal and four assists in just seven games this season.
It’s been a whirlwind two weeks for the American who made his senior international debut a day before he turned 18, and he became the third-youngest goalscorer in US history with a free-kick against Panama four days later.
Gio Reyna has signed a new contract extension with Borussia Dortmund until 2025
Gio, who is the son of former Man City and Rangers midfielder Claudio, joined Dortmund in 2019 after four years at New York City’s academy.
He was given his Bundesliga debut in January and went on to make 15 appearances last season.
The youngster is said to have caught the eye of Real Madrid with Marca reporting in October the LaLiga side have added him to their wishlist for next summer.
Reyna is the latest youngster to star for Dortmund and has a goal and four assists this season
And Dortmund clearly value the American with the German side tying him down for another five years.
Reyna made Bundesliga history in October when he became the first 17-year-old to record three assists in a single game during a 4-0 victory over Freiburg.
Speaking to the club’s website, Reyna said: ‘BVB are a big club that can challenge for titles and are in all the important competitions. Young players in particular have the chance to develop here.
‘I have already learned a lot in Dortmund and I want to learn a lot more in future. I look forward to being with BVB in the long term.’
Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc added: ‘Gio’s development in recent months has been incredible. He will definitely be an important part of Borussia Dortmund’s sporting future.
‘I am personally very pleased that he has decided to extend his contract with BVB in the long term with complete conviction.’