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Transfer News: Hazard Joins Dortmund

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Midfielder Thorgan Hazard has joined eight-time German champions Borussia Dortmund from Borussia Mönchengladbach.

The 26-year-old, who is a younger brother to Chelsea’s wantaway striker, Eden Hazard, signed a contract with BVB until 30 June 2024.

BVB sporting director Michael Zorc told the club website: “We’re delighted that Thorgan has decided with total conviction to join Borussia Dortmund.

“He’s an experienced Bundesliga professional and a Belgian international who will help us with his tempo and his finishing quality.

“He has consistently demonstrated his class over the course of the past few years.”

Also speaking on his move to Bundesliga runners-up, Hazard said: “I’m thankful for the five great years and very fond memories I had at Borussia Mönchengladbach.

“Now was exactly the right time to take the next step in my career. I’m proud to be able to play for Borussia Dortmund.

“They’re a top club with incredible fans.”

Hazard made 35 appearances for Mönchengladbach last season, scoring 13 goals and notching 12 assists.

The Belgian is one of the most hard-running players in the Bundesliga, having covered a remarkable 20.29 kilometres in sprints in 2018/19.


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Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.

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