Egypt's Zidan wants away from Dortmund

Ahram Online, Tuesday 17 Jan 2012

Egypt midfielder Mohamed Zidan plans to leave German side Borussia Dortmund in the summer in order to secure more first team football

Broussia Dortmund striker Mohamed Zidan (Photo: Reuters)

Egypt midfielder Mohamed Zidan has announced he wants to leave Borussia Dortmund after spending most of the season on the bench.

"I’m 30-years-old and want to play regularly, not be second or third choice," Zidan told German newspaper Bild.

"I will stay until my contract expires in the summer. I love this club where I secured my first league title, but I need to play regular football."

"I'm in negations with clubs both in the Bundesliga and outside Germany," he said, without revealing further details.          

The Port Said-born player expressed a desire to remain in Germany.

"We [he and his Danish wife] will not sell our home in Dortmund. It is the city of my greatest happiness because my son Adam was born here. I promised myself that before I leave Borussia, I'll make Adam a member of the club," he concluded.

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