4 players who have played for Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City

49erssports.com - Borussia Dortmund will meet Manchester City in the 5th match of Group G of the 2022/23 Champions League, Wednesday (26/10/2022) early morning WIB. This is a special match for Erling Haaland, as he will return to Signal Iduna Park.

In the first meeting, Man City won with a score of 2-1. Haaland scored one goal. It will be interesting to wait for Haaland's action when he returns to Signal Induna Park as an opponent for Dortmund.

Haaland has many fond memories of playing at Signal Iduna Park. One of his big contributions was when the 2020/21 DFB-Pokal champions overthrew RB Leipzig in the final with a score of 4-1.

Haaland is not the only player to have played for Man City and Dortmund. Including Haaland, here are four players who have played for Dortmund and Manchester City. Check out the full review.

Ilkay Gundogan

Ilkay Gundogan was Pep Guardiola's first signing when he was appointed to manage Man City. He became the first coach of Dortmund players who strengthened The Citizens in the era of the Spanish coach.

Previously, players of Turkish blood had strengthened Die Borussen for five seasons. During that time, Gundogan won the Bundesliga title and one DFB-Pokal trophy.

Gundogan left for the Etihad Stadium in the 2016/17 season for a transfer fee of £20 million. With The Citizens so far, Gundogan has presented four Premier League trophies, one FA cup and four league cups.

Sergio Gomez

Next, there is the name Sergio Gomez. Starting a young La Masia career, Gomez became a promising player. However, he was never glimpsed by the Barcelona main squad and decided to leave for Dortmund in 2018.

During his time at Signal Iduna Park, the 22-year-old only made three appearances. Then, he continued his career at Anderlecht. Consistent appearances with the Belgian club made Man City attracted to bring him.

Man City landed Gomez earlier this season for a fee of 13 million euros. Sergio Gomez is currently Joao Cancelo's back-up. He recorded one assist from nine appearances in various competitions with Man City.

Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland has received a lot of attention while playing for Molde and RB Salzburg. So a bone of contention for many of Europe's top clubs, Haaland finally moved to Dortmund.

While in the Bundesliga, the 22-year-old player recorded a phenomenal notch with 86 goals in 89. Man City became a lucky club after securing his service with a tag of 60 million euros.

With The Citizens, Haaland continues to show his prowess in scoring goals. So far, Haaland has packed 22 goals and three assists from 15 matches with Man City in various competitions.

Manuel Akanji

The most recent player ever to defend Borussia Dortmund and Man City is Manuel Akanji. Akanji was brought in by The Citizens at the start of the 2022/2023 season, when Man City was hit by a storm of injuries.

After only 12 months remaining on his contract with Dortmund, Pep Guardiola decided to sign him at the last minute of the transfer market for 17 million euros.

With Dortmund, the Swiss defender has presented one DFB-Pokal trophy and made 120 appearances over four seasons. Now, together with The Citizens, Akanji has recorded eight appearances in various events. 


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