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Gundogan: Dortmund is only getting stronger

Gundogan: Dortmund is only getting stronger


The Germany international believes that the reigning Bundesliga champion is still improving and is confident it'll fight Bayern for the title again

Ilkay Gundogan has voiced his opinion that Borussia Dortmund has only got better compared to last season.

Although the midfielder believes Bayern Munich is still the team to beat in the Bundesliga, he is adamant that BVB doesn't have to fear anyone in the upcoming season, and stressed that the club has set its sights on making an impact in the Champions League.

"Bayern are the favorites [for the Bundesliga title], just like they were in the past few years. We don't have to fear anyone, though. We have shown what we're capable of last season," Gundogan was quoted as saying by Bild.

"We have all developed further and the team has been strengthened. Our squad is of absolute top level. We are still getting stronger and better.

"We want to show more of ourselves in the Champions League. We have learned from our mistakes. Our players have gained a lot of international experience, and that will help us, too. It is our goal to at least survive the group stage."

Dortmund failed to reach the knockout stages in last year's edition of European club football's elite competition.

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