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Borussia Dortmund sign Ivorian forward Haller

28-year-old leaves Ajax to seal 4-year-contract with German club

Can Erozden   | 06.07.2022
Borussia Dortmund sign Ivorian forward Haller

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Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday signed Ivorian forward Sebastien Haller, the German football club said.

"UEFA Champions League participants Borussia Dortmund have signed Sebastien Haller. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international is leaving Dutch outfit Ajax to join BVB, where he has penned a deal until 30 June 2026," Borussia Dortmund said in a statement.


The German team said on Twitter that Haller will wear the number 9 shirt.

Haller last played for Dutch club Ajax to score 47 goals in 65 matches during his one-and-half season spell at the Amsterdam club.

The French-born Ivorian player won back-to-back top-tier Dutch Eredivisie titles in 2021 and 2022 while playing for Ajax.

Haller scored 21 goals to be the Dutch league's top scorer in the 2021-22 season. He separately scored 11 Champions League goals last season.

Apart from Ajax, he has also played for French club Auxerre, Dutch team Utrecht, Germany's Eintracht Frankfurt, and England's West Ham United.

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