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Dortmund extend contract with Piszczek

IANS  |  Dortmund (Germany) 

Borussia have prematurely extended the contract with Piszczek, the eight-time German champions confirmed in a statement.

The international has put pen to paper on a new contract, which will keep him with until June 2020, reports

"We are glad that after Marco Reus, we were able to bind with Piszczek, another player on the long term. He is an institution on our right wing. It is not without reason that we lost none of the 31 games when Piszczu was there," said on Tuesday.

joined Dortmund in summer 2010 from fellow club Hertha Berlin and established himself as one of the cornerstones in the defence. Since his arrival, he has made 196 appearances and provided 14 goals.

"Although I am not a Dortmund native, this club and these fans have grown to my heart over the years. I feel for years as a real 'Borusse' and never felt the desire to leave. I would like to end my career here," the 32-year-old defender said.

Since playing for the "Black-and-Yellows" he helped clinch the title 2010-2011 and the German domestic double in 2011-2012.

are currently third in the German top division standings. They will clash with newly promoted in a Bundesliga tie on Sunday.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 13:02 IST
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