Borussia Dortmund mentioned on Sunday membership officers had talked to former Germany worldwide Nico Schulz a few grievance of home violence filed towards him, however at this stage wouldn’t be taking any motion.
The participant’s former girlfriend, who was pregnant on the time, has filed a legal grievance towards him for home violence in 2020, with an investigation beneath approach.
The membership mentioned it had met the participant and his advisors to debate the matter.
“Nico Schulz has knowledgeable us that he’ll defend himself towards these accusations with the assistance of authorized counsel and, as well as, requires the presumption of innocence to be utilized,” they mentioned in an announcement.
“The allegations which have been made — of which Borussia Dortmund had no information in any respect till the media stories emerged — are extraordinarily severe and surprising for BVB.
“Borussia Dortmund takes them very severely and distances itself from any type of violence.”
The membership mentioned it was unable to take any motion at this early stage of the investigation.
“Borussia Dortmund will not be social gathering to the proceedings and has no perception in any respect into the investigation information or the legal prices which can be apparently pending,” they added.
“As this can be a pending case in its early levels, and the factual and authorized state of affairs is extraordinarily unclear to Borussia Dortmund because it stands as we speak, we’re not but capable of make any dependable and legally watertight choices with regard to labour regulation and disciplinary measures.”