Dortmund’s Marco Reus Admits to Watching English Premier League and Spanish La Liga More Than Other Leagues

Dortmund’s Marco Reus Admits to Watching English Premier League and Spanish La Liga More Than Other Leagues

  • Marco Reus has spent all of his career playing in the Bundesliga despite interest from Spain and England
  • The English Premier League has a global following and has attracted players from across the world to play in it
  • Marco Reus enjoys watching the English Premier League and Spanish La Liga more than other football leagues

Marco Reus has never played in any other league apart from the Bundesliga but enjoys watching other leagues.

The Borussia Dortmund skipper recently admitted that he prefers watching the English Premier League or Spain’s La Liga over any other leagues.

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Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus has admitted that he prefers watching the English Premier League and Spanish La Liga over any other leagues. Image: Alex Grimm
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The Premier League commands a global following, and many stars want to test their mettle in England. Reus is not one of them.

The German international started his career with Dortmund’s youth team before moving to Rot Weiss Ahlen. He then moved to Borussia Mönchengladbach before joining Dortmund in 2012, where he has been ever since.

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During that time, he has played 359 games for Dortmund, scoring 154 games for the club and providing 115 assists, TransferMarkt reported.

Despite playing in Germany all his life, he recently admitted that he prefers to watch the other leagues, Sportskeeda reported.

“I prefer to watch the Premier League or La Liga when Barca plays against Real. I know a little bit about the Premier League. It's a special game when City plays United," he said.

He also added that it was difficult for clubs in Germany to compete with the likes of English teams financially, and often players from the Bundesliga were tempted to move across to the Premier League.

Dortmund recently lost both Erling Haaland and Marco Reus to English sides.

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“I know the Bundesliga. They have less money than the clubs in England, so it's difficult to get the absolute top players. These players want to win titles and earn big money,” he added.

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Source: Sports Brief News