Marco Reus Relishing the Chance to Face Erling Haaland and Manchester City in UEFA Champions League

Marco Reus Relishing the Chance to Face Erling Haaland and Manchester City in UEFA Champions League

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • Marco Reus has reacted to the UEFA Champions League draw, which will see Erling Haaland return to Germany
  • Manchester City, Sevilla, FC Copenhagen and Borussia Dortmund have all been drawn into Group G
  • Erling Haaland left Borussia Dortmund at the end of the last season to join English champions Manchester City

Marco Reus is relishing the chance to play against Erling Haaland.

The Borussia Dortmund star was reacting to the UEFA Champions League draw in Istanbul.

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Marco Reus and Erling Haaland will reunited when Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund face off in the UEFA Champions League. Image: Alexandre Simoes
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The draw pitted Dortmund together with England’s Manchester City, Spain’s Sevilla, and Denmark’s FC Copenhagen in Group G of the tournament.

Reus is most excited about playing against former teammate Erling Haaland, the club shared on social media.

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Haaland left Dortmund to join English Premier League champions Manchester City before the season started.

"Manchester City is naturally a force to be reckoned with in the Champions League. We're looking forward to it just as much as we are to the reunion with Erling Haaland," he said.

Reus also touched on the teams in the group, noting that they had won in Seville in 2021 and played a really good game. He also is excited at the thought of facing Danish champions Copenhagen.

Barcelona face Bayern Munich in crunch UEFA Champions League group stage

Barcelona and Bayern Munich will meet in the group stage of this year’s UEFA Champions League in what promises to be a mouth-watering clash.

The group stage draw for this season’s tournament took place in Istanbul, Turkey on Thursday.

The group stage will this season run from September 6-7 to November 1-2, with games taking place in a condensed nine-week period to accommodate the winter World Cup in Qatar.

Marco Reus snubs Haaland, Lewandowski, Aubameyang as German star reveals favourite Borussia Dortmund teammate

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus has played with numerous stars at Signal Iduna Park in his 10 years as a BVB player, but the German star says his best-ever teammate is Mario Gotze.

Reus has played alongside Robert Lewandowski, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyand, Erling Haaland, Ousmane Dembele, and Jadon Sancho at various points in his time with the German giants.

According to The Sun, Marco Reus described his fellow Germany teammate, Mario Gotze, as an exceptional talent when he first moved to Signal Iduna Park.

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Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.