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Mahmoud Dahoud sets to join Borussia Dortmund this summer

Syria-born midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud is set to join Borussia Dortmund this summer, his current club Borussia Mönchengladbach confirmed today.

A club statement read: “Mahmoud Dahoud will leave Borussia Mönchengladbach this summer, with the 21-year-old completing a transfer to fellow Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund, one year ahead of his contract end date.”

Dahoud has been linked with a number of clubs in recent years with Jurgen Klopp a known admirer of the German Under-21 international.

But the Syrian-born midfielder will instead link up with Klopp’s former club, Dortmund and become the latest young European star to join the ranks at the Westfalenstadion.

Both clubs agreed not to disclose details of the fee although suggestions are Dortmund are paying around £10.3 million for the 21-year-old.

Syrian-born Dahoud joined Mönchengladbach in 2014, making 52 appearances and scoring 6 goals. He has represented Germany at U-18, U-19 and U-21 level, playing 10 times in total. The midfielder is also eligible to play for Syria national team.