Koray Günter

Squad No. 21
Date of Birth August 16, 1994
Age 28
Height 186cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Höxter
Previous Clubs Genoa

Koray Günter (born 16 August 1994) is a German professional footballer of Turkish descent, who plays as a centre back for Italian club Hellas Verona.

Borussia Dortmund
Günter began his career in 2001 for SV Höxter, before moving to SpVg Brakel in 2006. Günter was elected sportsman of the year of Höxter in November 2011, and Günter was scouted by Borussia Dortmund at a Westfalen youth football tournament then enrolled into the Borussia Dortmund academy. Günter was previously an attacking player before being retrained as defender. He has played three seasons with the BVB academy since he joined BVB through to Borussia Dortmund II.

In the 2012–13 season, Günter succeeded to Borussia Dortmund II, playing in the German 3. Liga and on 28 August 2012, on the seventh match day of the 2012–13 3. Liga season, Günter made his debut in professional football, as he stood in the starting eleven of Borussia Dortmund II against Karlsruher SC. Günter was inducted into the Borussia Dortmund’s first team in the 2012–13 Bundesliga season, where he was selected for the first time in the BVB squad as an unused substitute on 27 November 2012 in a home match against Fortuna Düsseldorf in the Bundesliga.

Günter passed his medical and signed for four and half years with Galatasaray on 30 January 2014 for €2.5 million with Dortmund including a buy-back option worth €7 million.

On 12 July 2016, Günter injured while playing against Thun in a friendly match, suffered from ACL. The anticipated return to team was January–February 2017, reported by medical team.

On 12 July 2018, Günter signed with Genoa a free transfer.

Loan to Hellas Verona
On 19 July 2019, Günter joined Hellas Verona on loan with an option to buy.