Dortmund have bolstered their attacking options for next season by completing
the signing of Edin Hazards younger brother, Thorgan Hazard from Borussia
The 26-year-old has
agreed a five-year deal at BVB, following five years in Gladbach, and will
join forces with Paco Alcacer, Mario Götze, Marco Reus and Jadon
Sancho in a fearsome frontline.
thankful for five fantastic years at Borussia Monchengladbach, and have some
wonderful memories,” “Now’s the right time to make the next step in
my career. I’m proud to be able to play for Borussia Dortmund. They’re a top
club with incredible fans.” Hazard said.
joined Gladbach from Chelsea in 2014, initially on loan, before completing a
permanent move to the Foals in early 2015. In the ensuing years he went on to
become the club’s key attacker, scoring 31 goals and 35 assists in 147
The 21-time Belgium
international,who is the younger brother of Chelsea’s Eden, produced 10 goals
and as many assists as Gladbach finished fifth in the Bundesliga in 2018/19,
securing European football for the first time in two years.
happy that Thorgan showed so much conviction to join Borussia Dortmund,”
said BVB sporting director Michael Zorc. “He’s an experienced Bundesliga
player and Belgium international, who will help us a lot with his pace and
qualities in front of goal. He’s proven his class over a sustained period in
It’s a good choice
for Hazard to join BVB, who will participate in the UEFA Champions League next
season. BVB have run short of ideas up front in some decisive games.