Klopp questions timing of Gotze announcement

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has admitted his annoyance at the timing of the announcement of Mario Gotze's move to Bayern Munich, which has drawn fierce criticism from fans and seen the 20-year-old accused of betraying the club.

"It could have been timed better."

"I was told last night at 10pm that it had come out. I've known about it since a day after the Malaga game (the Champions League quarter-final on April 10).

"Now I can say that time heals everything. It's going to take a while, this news is not good for us. The timing of it is not ideal.

"Anybody can make their own minds up as to why it's come out now, but it is out."

– Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp.

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