Serhou Guirassy: A Shocking Turn in His Transfer to Borussia Dortmund Due to National Team Injury

Expert Sport
10 juillet 2024
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Widely considered a done deal, the transfer of Guinean international Serhou Guirassy to Borussia Dortmund has hit a snag.

Two weeks ago, Serhou Guirassy gave the green light for the activation of his release clause by Borussia Dortmund. After a stellar year at Stuttgart where he ended as the second top scorer in the Bundesliga with 28 goals in 28 matches, the former Rennes player seemed set to join the BVB for a modest sum of €17.5 million (his market value is estimated at €40 million on the specialized site Transfermarkt). He was expected to sign a five-year contract accompanied by a substantial signing bonus. Everything was set for a smooth transfer for the native of Arles. However, a significant issue has emerged.

Injured with the Guinea National Team

The 28-year-old failed the traditional medical examination, a prerequisite for signing his contract. “During a medical examination of Serhou Guirassy, an injury was discovered that requires further clarification,” announced the Black and Yellow club in a brief statement via its official X account on Wednesday.

Amid numerous questions, Fabrizio Romano provided some answers. According to the transfer market specialist, the striker suffered an injury during his last match with the Syli National on June 10, against Mozambique (0-1) as part of the fourth round of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers. The fifth-placed team in the last Bundesliga season wanted to ensure that the injury was not severe. This significant hiccup could potentially derail the transfer. To be continued…

FAQ

Q: What caused the delay in Serhou Guirassy's transfer to Borussia Dortmund?

A: A medical examination revealed an injury that Serhou Guirassy sustained while playing for the Guinea national team, requiring further clarification.

Q: How much was Serhou Guirassy set to transfer for?

A: The transfer was set at €17.5 million, a modest sum compared to his estimated market value of €40 million.

Q: How did Serhou Guirassy perform in the last season?

A: Serhou Guirassy had an excellent season at Stuttgart, finishing as the second-top scorer in the Bundesliga with 28 goals in 28 matches.

Conclusion

The intended transfer of Serhou Guirassy to Borussia Dortmund has encountered an unexpected hurdle due to an injury sustained during international duty. While the injury's extent remains unclear, it necessitates further examination and has placed the transfer on hold. The coming days will be crucial in determining whether this promising move will proceed or fall apart. Stay tuned for more updates!



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