Borussia Dortmund’s English Gem Catches Arsenal’s Eye


Borussia Dortmund’s uncanny talent scouting has unveiled another promising English gem, hailing from Manchester City’s youth ranks. In a familiar tale, Dortmund’s penchant for nurturing young stars often comes with a bittersweet twist – they eventually outgrow the yellow and black jersey, seeking greener pastures.

Jadon Sancho and Jude Bellingham both followed this trajectory, and the latest prodigy in the spotlight is Jamie Bynoe-Gittens.

Dortmund has reaped the rewards of their 2020 investment in the talented winger from City’s youth academy. Bynoe-Gittens’ performances have been nothing short of exceptional. In acknowledgment of his potential, Dortmund extended his contract through 2028, following a strong second season, despite 2022-23 injury setbacks.

However, Arsenal remains undeterred by the contract extension and is leading the race to secure the teenage sensation’s services.

Bynoe-Gittens’ ascent was evident when he dazzled in the UEFA Youth League, scoring five goals in four games during the 2021-22 season. Injuries aside, he continues to deliver awe-inspiring performances.

At just eighteen, in his debut full season with the senior squad, Bynoe-Gittens showcased remarkable courage and composure. He displayed the traits of a top-class winger, effortlessly bypassing seasoned professionals before delivering a perfectly weighted pass to Julian Brandt.

Arsenal, known for nurturing young talent under Mikel Arteta, stands as a fitting destination for Bynoe-Gittens. Bringing the Londoner back home would be a coup, potentially dealing a blow to Manchester City and Chelsea, his former club.

Arsenal’s pursuit of Bynoe-Gittens is poised to add an exciting chapter to the young winger’s promising career.