Jude Bellingham may have left Borussia Dortmund’s fans reeling from his exit – but his teammates were reportedly delighted to see the back of him.
The midfielder joined Real Madrid earlier this summer on a deal rising to £115million to end his three-year stay at Signal Iduna Park.
Bellingham left Dortmund earlier in the summer to join Real MadridGetty
Reports have claimed that the Dortmund squad were happy to see him goGetty
Despite being regarded as one of the world’s greatest talents, Bild have claimed that the BVB squad are ‘glad’ the 20-year-old has left.
The German news outlet has made a number of damning accusations about the youngster – including the ex-Birmingham star craving to be the centre of attention.
It has been said that Bellingham, who captained Dortmund a handful of times last season, felt he was being overshadowed by Erling Haaland during the 2021/22 campaign.
This allegedly led to him waiting around after matches to applaud the supporters on his own instead of with his teammates.
Players are also claimed to have taken exception to Bellingham’s lack leadership qualities – despite being given the armband.
His ‘moody’ behaviour reportedly created a bad environment within the Dortmund squad.
Meanwhile Bild state that the Dortmund squad also didn’t take kindly to the way he spoke to players at times.
One incident from Dortmund’s defeat to Rangers in the Europa League in February 2022 has been highlighted, where he is said to have criticised left-back Nico Schulz.
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Lip readers allege that Bellingham told Schulz: “You can’t play a f*****g pass, you’re f*****g s**t! Every damn time!”
Bellingham is claimed to have insulted his teammates regularly last season, with Dortmund missing out on the Bundesliga title on the last day of the season.
While Dortmund may be happy by his departure and delighted by his replacement Marcel Sabitzer, Real are buzzing by his arrival in Spain as they look to win back the LaLiga title.
The 24-cap England international scored on his competitive debut on Saturday as he helped Los Blancos beat Atletic Bilbao 2-0 in the Spanish top-flight.