This summer window, Gotze joined Eindhoven as a free agent. The German star posted on social media thanking the youth training team Dortmund for training. He also said that he was proud to have worn a yellow and black jersey and looked forward to returning to the top in Eindhoven.
Gotze said: "I want to say goodbye to the club and the fans that nurtured me. Wearing a yellow and black jersey, I am always proud. I hope everyone in Dortmund can have a successful season. I look forward to staying in Egypt. Indhoven opens a new chapter and hopes that we will complete a great season and achieve the greatest success."
"I want to gain a foothold in the Netherlands and return to the top level. I believe I have taken the right step."