The attacking midfielder accepts the BVB faithful's anger over his transfer, but has urged the supporters to also look at the move to Bayern Munich from his point of view
The Germany international's decision to leave BVB for one of their biggest rivals caused uproar among Dortmund supporters, but the 21-year-old feels people should also look at it from his perspective.
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"One should also look at it from my side, though. I want to keep on developing as a player. People should look at it from that angle, too.
"It was a combination of things that convinced me to join Bayern. There were a lot of reasons for me. The coach, the club and I wanted to try something new."
Gotze made his Bayern debut in the 4-1 friendly win over Gyor on Sunday, netting twice during his 30 minutes on the pitch.
Bayern beat Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League final at Wembley last season to complete an historic treble, with former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola now in charge of the Bundesliga champions.