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Borussia Dortmund signal Anthony Modeste on one-year deal

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of Koln striker Anthony Modeste on a one-year contract.

BVB recruited Sebastian Haller from Ajax to interchange Erling Haaland, however the Ivory Coast worldwide later found a testicular tumour throughout a pre-season coaching camp in Switzerland.

Modeste is a confirmed Bundesliga striker and has loved glorious campaigns with each Koln and Hoffenheim, most not too long ago netting 20 league objectives final season.

BVB sporting director Sebastian Kehl mentioned: ”After our evaluation of final season, we made a acutely aware choice to recruit a traditional centre-forward who may bolster our offensive sport by providing physicality, a powerful aerial presence and a purpose menace.

“In gentle of Sébastien Haller’s sickness, we’re glad that, in Anthony Modeste, now we have been ready so as to add one other striker with this profile to our squad for the present season.

“He’s a seasoned professional who is aware of the Bundesliga very nicely, who scored 20 objectives final season and who, along with his skillset, can fill the precise position that our coach Edin Terzic envisages for the BVB fashion of soccer.”

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Modeste added: “I’m very grateful to 1. FC Köln for the great and profitable time I had there. Nonetheless, I’ve now determined to make a change. The provide from BVB has given me a particular likelihood to play within the Champions League at my age and to show myself on the highest stage.

“I’m delighted about this chance and I promise that I’ll give every part for the success of the group and the membership.”

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