Borussia Dortmund star signs new deal

Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos has signed a one-year contract extension with the Bundesliga side.

Papastathopoulos’ contract with Borussia Dortmund will keep him at the club until 2019.

“We are very pleased that we have managed, in Sokratis, to gain the long-term commitment of another of our top performers,” sporting director Michael Zorc said in a statement.

Sokratis added: “The city of Dortmund, BVB and the people here have become a second home for me and my family.

“I am very happy that I will still be able to wear the black and yellow shirt for a long time yet.”