Borussia Dortmund will no longer allow Bayern Munich to poach their best talent as they target the glory of Bundesliga next season.
In recent years, BVB supporters have had to see their valuable assets Robert Lewandowski, Mats Hummels and Mario Gotze being unveiled as Bavarian signatures.
Sign Dortmund's The best stars have proved to be a discerning business by Bayern, not only have they welcomed big names on their squad but have significantly weakened their fierce competitors to maintain their Bundesliga dominance over the last seven years.
Anyway, Bild after finishing just two points behind men Niko Kovac this term, Dortmund's heads will reimburse any future Bayern approach towards their new stars.
Bayern now have to turn their attention to other Bundesliga clubs or pay big fees to recruit overseas players.
Dortmund's long-term project focuses on nurturing young, raw and hungry players, who have not had a better example than England's first winger Jadon Sancho.
Die Schwarzgelben believes they can leave Bayern next season and their latest signs this week seem to have shown a statement of intent – landing defender Nico Schulz, Julian Brandt, plamaker and Thard Haorgan within a few days.
Perhaps he was changing the guard, certainly going on, as Dortmund secured the three signs from clubs playing in Europe last season.
Bayern, meanwhile, has said goodbye to the trio Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben and Rafinha,
and now we need to spend a lot in the transfer market to boost the numbers in their cohort.
Head of Dortmund, Lucien Favre, will feel that his side is approaching the inflammation of Bayern's German football and will be delighted with the determination of his hierarchy not to entertain transfer negotiations with their competitors.
A Swiss manager will target a lifetime of BVB dominance but first Bundesliga The title since Jurgen Klopp days will certainly be next season's priority.