Lion Semic Signs First Professional Agreement With Borussia Dortmund

Semić contains a contract with BVB until the summer and also the Bundesliga side wants to sign the Germany youth international to a replacement contract, but no decision has yet been made. Among the interested parties in Semić is 2. Bundesliga side Hamburg.

Borussia Dortmund Has Given U19 Player Lion Semic, His First Professional Contract

The right-back made his BVB debut within the closing minutes of their 6-1 win against Wolfsburg last weekend. 

Lion Semic Signs First Professional Agreement With Borussia Dortmund

Although talks are ongoing with Borussia Dortmund, 18-year-old defender Lion Semić is yet to form an appeal for his future, according to Ruhr Nachrichten. Borussia Dortmund has given U19 player Lion Semic, his first professional contract. 

The right-back, who won the A-Junior Championship along with his team on Sunday, penned a contract keeping him with the club until 30 June 2024. “We’re happy that in Lion Semic, we’ve developed another young player at BVB who – together with his speed and attacking drive – has the abilities to assert himself in football,” said BVB’s sporting director to-be Sebastian Kehl.  

Semic, who has represented the DFB in any respect at youth levels from U16 onwards, made his professional debut within the Bundesliga in the 6-1 victory against Wolfsburg on 16 April 2022. 

“It’s an out-of-this-world feeling to need this step into the professional domain with this special club. I’m looking forward to having the power to teach and play with my role models,” said Semic directly after penning the contract. 

Borussia Dortmund has handed Lion Semic his first professional contract, and thus the young right-back looks set to be a part of the first-team plans starting from next season. The 18-year-old’s contract was set to expire at the highest of the season, but the Black and Yellows have hastened to tie him all the way right down to a two-year extension. 

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl is confident that Semic has all the tools he must make an impression in sport. 

Lion Semic is coming off a strong season with the Borussia Dortmund U-19s and helped them win the German championship on Sunday. He made 24 appearances for the BVB U-19s within the recently concluded season and managed to induce three goals and seven assists. variety of clubs from the 2. Bundesliga, including Hamburger SV, was interested in signing Semic on a free transfer. 

But he decided to sign his first professional contract with Borussia Dortmund. Semic made his squad debut in April as he came off the bench during Borussia Dortmund’s 6-1 persuade VfL Wolfsburg. And he could now be set for more first-team opportunities within the approaching months.

The Germany U-19s international is happy about the possibility to educate and play along with his role models. On Sunday he won the A-Juniors championship along with his team, now Lion Semic has yet one more reason to celebrate: Borussia Dortmund has given the U19 player his first professional contract, and also the 18-year-old features a contract until June 30, Signing June 2024. 


And BVB was also able to link another talent from U19 to the club. Lion Semic has already celebrated his professional debut f BVB U19 Capitan Dennis Lütke -Frie goes to BVB U23.

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