Marco Reus signs contract extension till 2019

Marco Reus signs a four-year extension with Borussia Dortmund.

The hot prospect penned a four-year deal to extend his stay at Signal Iduna Park. Giving everyone involved with Borussia Dortmund a massive boost during a bleak spell.

Reus joined Dortmund in 2012 from Borussia Mönchengladbach for £15 million and has played 107 games for Dortmund, scoring 49 goals. Despite being sidelined a mere nine times under Jurgen Klopp, rupturing and tearing ankle ligaments on two occasions.

Despite this, he has been under the spotlight of numerous clubs such as Arsenal, Real Madrid and rivals Bayern Munich but this news puts the speculation to bed for the time being.

"We never let ourselves be guided by all the rumors and change always seen a good chance that this exceptional player deliberately opts for a future with Dortmund," says Hans-Joachim Watzke. The Managing Director added: "Marco can shape an era in Dortmund, as it has done before him Uwe Seeler in Hamburg or Steven Gerrard in Liverpool. That Marco has decided midst of a sporting crisis for BVB, shows a high degree of identification, of which we are very proud. "

"Marco Reus could change the world with almost every top club. He has shown that his heart beats for his hometown and for his hometown club by his decision. He is a very important component for Borussia Dortmund's sporting future, "says sporting director Michael Zorc.

Marco Reus spoke of his delight signing a new contract with the eight times Bundesliga champions: "I am very happy with my decision for BVB. Dortmund is my hometown, and my club Borussia easy. I look forward to a successful future with our team and our fantastic fans behind us. There is plenty to do, and I want to tackle strongly with! "

It's estimated that the 25-year old is worth £44million, according to Transfer Markt.