Belgian international has played a key role raising its side to the top of the Bundesliga stands
Axel Witsel describes joining Borussia Dortmund as the best career decision, with the front side of Lucien Favre the Bundesliga.
Witsel signed a four-year deal with Dortmund after agreeing a move from Tianjin Quanjian in August and had an immediate effect.
Four-point Dortmund finals are clear at the top of the board with Witsel among the most reliable midfielders and the alliance, having completed 92.5 percent of transferring attempts in the Bundesliga.
Witsel, who established Paco Alcacer for the Dortmund winner against Bayern Munich last time, was sure he was making the right call when he left the Chinese Premier League.
"Changing to BVB was the best career decision I've never done," said Belgian international Witsel to Bild.
"I've never played with better players than here.
"Besides, the location is ideal. My family and I are now close to our country."
Witsel was inspirational at the Klassiker on Saturday with an all-active collection he had presented and sent Alcacer through to win a great goal in a spectacular 3-2 success.
But former Zenit playground player does not believe Dortmund should be caught off with a title talk despite a seven-point push over Bayern champions.
"We're not talking about the championship, just because we're boiling Bayern," said Witsel, 29.
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"We would do well to continue focusing on the next few weeks."
Witsel made his international appearance 100 because Belgian beat 2-0 Iceland in the League of Nations on Thursday.
Roberto Martinez's men must avoid defeating Switzerland on Sunday to secure a place in the final.