Having been sidelined for over a year through injury, Ilkay Gündogan finally returned to the Dortmund first-team fold earlier this season
Having been sidelined for over a year through injury, Ilkay Gündogan finally returned to the Dortmund first-team fold earlier this season
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Ten things about Ilkay Gündogan

Munich - Already a household name in Germany, Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gündogan made the world sit up and take note with his performance and astonishingly composed penalty in the 2013 UEFA Champions League defeat against FC Bayern München.

After the 24-year-old missed all but one of his side's Bundesliga assignments during the 2013/14 campaign through injury, he finally returned to the BVB starting line-up for the 2-1 defeat at 1. FC Köln on Matchday 8. Since then, Gündogan has made a further 18 league appearances, scoring three goals along the way.

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