Rainier, who joined Dortmund on loan from Real Madrid this season, accepted an interview with "SoccerBible". He said that when he joined Dortmund, he asked his former teammate Arashev and expressed his hope to replicate Ashraf's success in Dortmund.
Rainier told reporters that he hopes to replicate the success of former Real Madrid teammate Ashraf in Dortmund: "I talked to Ashraf and he gave me a lot of advice. Ashraf’s experience here is perfect. His career has made an amazing breakthrough here. Obviously, this is something I want to replicate."
Ashraf had previously played for Dortmund on loan from Real Madrid for two seasons, and he moved to Serie A giants Inter Milan in the summer transfer window.