As with Erling Haaland, this time it was 17-year-old Jude Bellingham who chose to move from Birmingham City to BVB.
Borussia Dortmund he won the race to Manchester United for staying with another promising young man like he is Jude Bellingham, who will arrive in Germany from Birmingham City.
The 17-year-old signed a long-term contract with the club de la Bundesligaalthough the exact duration was not specified and reportedly cost around € 23 million.
The footballer, who fights with his team on the last date of the Championship (2nd division) to avoid relegation, will join his new teammates on July 30 and wear the number 22 jersey.
The Stourbridge-born seemed to be heading to Old Trafford after showing his qualities in the Birmingham first team this season.
And after Erling Haaland headed to Dortmund instead of Manchester in January, Bellingham takes the same path in choosing Signal Iduna Park.
BVB Sports Director Michael Zorc said: “Jude Bellingham has decided with absolute confidence to continue his career in Borussia Dortmund. The main motivation behind his decision was the prospects on the field that we were able to offer him.”
“He has tremendous potential, which we will continue to develop alongside him for years to come. He already boasts amazing quality with and without the ball, and has a strong mindset. Jude will immediately strengthen our team; we will certainly give him all the time. you need to adapt to the level of play, “added the manager of the Bundesliga runner-up.
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