Previous
Benfica
Manchester United
0
0
LIVE 33'
Game Details
Barcelona
Olympiakos
1
0
LIVE 33'
Game Details
Juventus
Sporting CP
1
1
ESPN3 LIVE 31'
Game Details
Anderlecht
Paris Saint-Germain
0
1
ESPN3 LIVE 33'
Game Details
Bayern Munich
Celtic
2
0
ESPN3 LIVE 33'
Game Details
CSKA Moscow
FC Basel
0
1
ESPN3 LIVE 35'
Game Details
FK Qarabag
Atletico Madrid
0
0
FT
Game Details
Ghana U17
Niger U17
2
0
FT
Game Details
Brazil U17
Honduras U17
3
0
FT
Game Details
Next
Apoel NicosiaApoel Nicosia
Borussia DortmundBorussia Dortmund
1
1
FT
Game Details
Borussia DortmundBorussia Dortmund
RB LeipzigRB Leipzig
2
3
FT
Game Details

Dortmund complete Immobile signing

The Italy striker has moved on to a new club

Borussia Dortmund have announced the signing of Torino striker Ciro Immobile.

The 24-year-old Italy international, who will go to the World Cup this summer, put pen to paper on a five year deal on Monday, with the transfer fee reported to be close to 20 million euros.

While Borussia Dormund have lost the Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on a free transfer, the club have already been busy in the transfer market: Immobile is the third attacking player to join the Bundesliga runners-up with Colombia international Adrian Ramos arriving from Hertha BSC, and former Sunderland player Ji Dong-Won set to join the club on a free transfer from FC Augsburg.

"In Ciro Immobile we get a versatile and dynamic attacker, who has come out on top in one of the European top leagues. His outstanding qualities fit perfectly with the profile required by Borussia Dortmund," sporting director Michael Zorc was quoted as saying on the official homepage.

"Everything's perfect in my life right now," Immobile said in an official statement quoted by the local paper Ruhr Nachrichten. "I am very thankful for the chance handed to me by Borussia Dortmund. And I am aware of the responsibility that this move brings along.

"To replace an artist like Lewandowski is not a burden, but an incentive. My goal is to help the team capture the Bundesliga title again and to make it as far as possible in Champions League. In Dortmund, I have the opportunity to measure myself with the best players in the world."

Immobile had been co-owned by both Turin clubs -- Juventus and Torino -- for whom he scored 22 goals last season.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.