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Gotze 'one of Borussia Dortmund's most important players' - Watzke

Gotze 'one of Borussia Dortmund's most important players' - Watzke
From ESPN - July 16, 2017

Mario Gotze remains "one of Borussia Dortmund's most important players," CEO Hans Joachim-Watzke has said after seeing the midfielder make his return from injury.

Gotze, 25, made his comeback as a second-half substitute during the 3-2 win against Urawa Reds on Saturday after being sidelined since February with a metabolic illness.

And Watzke said he did not doubt Gotze's ability to get back on the pitch.

"From his mentality and attitude to his great passion, Mario was always ready," he told Welt am Sonntag. "That was never a concern.

"However, he suffered a serious illness. We have never talked about it in detail and will not.

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