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Dortmund 'will give everything' in Schalke derby

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Marco Reus
Bundesliga football returns this weekend after being given the green light by Chancellor Angela Merkel (Photo by INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images)
Ahead of the return of Bundesliga football this weekend, Marco Reus has promised that Borussia Dortmund will give their all when they face rivals Schalke in the Revierderby.

The two sides clash at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday afternoon in a crunch Bundesliga derby with much more than just bragging rights on offer.

But Reus knows what it means for Dortmund to get one over their rivals from Gelsenkirchen.

The 30-year-old Dortmund captain is loving playing for his boyhood club, and is desperate to return to full fitness for the derby clash.

A groin injury has kept Reus sidelined since early February, but the Germany international, who has scored 11 goals in the Bundesliga this season, is hoping to feature again soon.

Reus, who will be assessed ahead of kick-off, told his club's official website: "I hope to be able to help the team again soon after my injury.

"In any case, we will give everything for it."

Dortmund will definitely be without Axel Witsel and Emre Can for the game, which kicks off at 14:30 BST.

The Bundesliga has not held a match since March 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ahead of kick-off this weekend, nine matchdays remain in both of Germany's top two divisions.

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