Bundesliga

Gladbach's Jonas Hofmann: 'Only football throws up stories like these'

After joining Borussia Mönchengladbach from Borussia Dortmund at the start of the winter transfer window, Jonas Hofmann is now looking to kick-start his career.

Preview: Gladbach vs Dortmund

The 23-year-old faces an immediate reunion with his former club when Gladbach welcome Die Schwarz-Gelben to the BORUSSIA-PARK on Matchday 18.

In an exclusive interview with bundesliga.com, Hofmann talks about why he joined Gladbach, his aims for the coming months and his excitement ahead of the clash with his former team-mates.

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bundesliga.com: It is said that you asked Marco Reus for his opinion on Gladbach.

Hofmann: That's right. Marco still holds the club in very high esteem. He spoke very highly about his former team-mates, the backroom staff and the club management.

bundesliga.com: Did you get a good welcome from your new team-mates?

Hofmann: I knew two or three of the lads already, and I got to know the rest of them very quickly during the training camp. I like the fact that the club is structured like a family. Everyone is very trusting and kind. That makes it very easy to feel at home as a new player.