TRANSFERS

Dortmund brings in defender Talent

Borussia Dortmund has committed to the Argentinean U20 national team player Leonardo Balerdi Boca Juniors from Buenos Aires. The club confirmed, and announced that the 19-year-old Central defender has signed a long-term contract at eight-time German champion. The transfer fee is supposed to be 16 million euros.

“In the case of the obligation of Leonardo Balerdi is a perspective of Transfer, which was originally planned for the coming summer, and now is brought forward,” said BVB sporting Director Michael Zorc. “We are very pleased that he has chosen us and are confident that he will help us with his Talent in the future.” (tip)

Drobny now officially Fortune

the exchange of Bremen, Jaroslav Drobny would be held at Fortuna Düsseldorf, had indicated for some time. The Fortuna has confirmed the commitment of the goalkeeper officially. The 39-year-old Czech signed a contract until the end of the season.

“With the signing of Jaroslav Drobny, we react to the injury-related failures of the goalkeeper position in the first half of the season,” said sport Board of management, Lutz Pfannenstiel. “Cooperation with the [tribe goalkeeper, d. Rd.] Raphael Wolf is geared to the long term, we plan for the future. That is why we give him all the time to work with our help in his full recovery.” As long as Drobny Wolf is supposed to represent. Head coach Friedhelm Funkel and goalkeeping coach Claus Reitmaier “talk of him in the highest tones,” says Pfannenstiel. (tip)

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