Dortmund have completed the signing of their neighbouring Borussia Monchengladbach’s winger, Thorgan Hazard [according to reports by the team management]
The Belgian has agreed to a five-year deal with the Bundesliga runners-up having spent half a decade with ‘Gladbach.
Hazard is Dortmund’s second summer signing after successfully hiring the services of 26-year old Germany left back Nico Shulz just a day before, on Tuesday. Though the signing has been completed, the final fee for his [Hazard] transfer has not been published by either teams.
The attacking midfielder in his words expressed his experience with his former club; ‘I’m grateful for the five wonderful years I’ve spent at Borussia Monchengladbach and the good memories I take with me,’ Hazard told reporters. He also expressed his enthusiasm in joining the German giants. ‘I’m proud that I’ll be able to play for Borussia Dortmund. It’s a top club,’ he said .
The 26-year-old leaves Gladbach having made 182 appearances for the club in all competitions, scoring 46 goals and laying on 44 assists during his 5-year spell