According to a report by the German media sport1, Gotze's annual salary after joining Eindhoven was only about 3 million euros, which is less than one-third of the annual salary of Dortmund.
Gotze finally chose to join Eindhoven. The two sides signed a two-year contract. Gotze will wear the No. 27 shirt.
After joining, Goetze said: "I have received many offers, but I have always followed my feelings and finally made a choice."
Eindhoven coach Schmidt said: "Goetze is a godsend. I am very happy that he chose to sign with Eindhoven. We are very proud of that. I have ambitious goals and I really want to win the Champions League. champion."