At Borussia Dortmund, Henrik Mkhitaryan was once one of the forming faces in the final phase of the Kl opp era between 2013 and 2016. Before the international match duel with the DFB selection on Sunday evening, the Armenian reminiscent of his time at BVB.

I still have contact to Germany today. I will never forget the time there. That was the most beautiful time as a footballer for me, described the 32-year-old in the interview with Dortmund1.

In particular, the fans of the Revierklub, the 94-fold national player has kept in a good memory: It s a dream for each player to play in Dortmund. The yellow wall is crazy. I enjoyed the week for week. I am very proud that I am very proud that I am part of the BVB story, says Mkhitaryan.

The befdf-leading offensive player was replaced in 2013 for 27.5 million euros from Akhtar Donetsk to Dortmund and had developed in the following years under Jürgen Klopp to an international top player.

He still felt great gratitude for the promotion at the BVB: I am Jürgen Klopp, the club and the former teammate until today grateful that they have supported me. They made me the footballer, which I am today. The three years were special, said today s player of the AS ROM.

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Mkhitaryan: Will come back to Dortmund someday

After three years, the tens of Russia finally returned his back in the summer of 2016 and moved to Manchester United for more than 40 million euros. The decision to transfer was not a slight moment for the midfielder.

People have said that I just did that because of the coal. That s nonsense! I never played football because of the money. I was happy in Dortmund, but sometimes you have to make hard decisions that may only come in life and listening to his heart, Mkhitaryan led out.

However, the close connection to BVB was always preserved, he made it clear. And will do this in the future: One thing is for sure: I ll come back to Dortmund someday, I do not know if as a player, but definitely as a spectator!