Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Ukraine midfielder Andriy Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev for a reported fee of 25mn.
The 27-year-old completed his move to the Bundesliga club on Monday, putting pen to paper on a four-year contract.
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According toA�kicker, a��25 million of that fee will now go to Kiev, who allowed the midfielder to sign a four-year deal at the Westfalenstadion.
Dortmund brought in Yarmolenko as a replacement for Ousmane Dembele, 20, who on Monday completed the paperwork to finalise his a��105 million transfer to Barcelona.
Yarmolenko ends a long stay at Kiev
The move ends a 10-and-a-half-year stay with Dynamo, where he won Ukraine’s Premier League on three occasions. He has scored 137 goals in 339 competitive games for Kiev and played 69 matches, scoring 29 times for Ukraine.
Andriy had frequently been linked with a move to Dortmund over the past few seasons, and BVB sporting director Michael ZorcA�said: “Andriy is a player we’ve tracked for a long time and who stands for top level football both on club and national team level.”
“I am very thankful that Dynamo Kiev has fulfilled my dream of moving to a top European club,” Yarmolenko said. “I will work hard in training, and help BVB reach its biggest goals. It’s always about that.”