Borussia Dortmund have actually validated the finalizing of Koln striker Anthony Modeste on a one-year agreement.
BVB hired Sebastian Haller from Ajax to change Erling Haaland, however the Ivory Coast global later found a testicular tumour throughout a pre-season training school in Switzerland.
Modeste is a tested Bundesliga striker and has actually delighted in outstanding projects with both Koln and Hoffenheim, most just recently netting 20 league objectives last season.
BVB sporting director Sebastian Kehl stated: ”After our analysis of last season, we made a mindful choice to hire a traditional centre-forward who might reinforce our offending video game by providing physicality, a strong aerial existence and an objective danger.
“In light of Sébastien Haller’s illness, we are glad that, in Anthony Modeste, we have been able to add another striker with this profile to our squad for the current season.
“He is a skilled pro who understands the Bundesliga effectively, who scored 20 objectives last season and who, with his skillset, can fill the precise function that our coach Edin Terzic imagines for the BVB design of football.”
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Modeste added: “I am extremely grateful to 1. FC Köln for the terrific and effective time I had there. However, I have actually now chosen to make a modification. The deal from BVB has actually offered me an unique possibility to play in the Champions League at my age and to show myself at the greatest level.
“I am delighted about this opportunity and I promise that I will give everything for the success of the team and the club.”