Borussia Dortmund have announced they will sign Omer Toprak from Bayer Leverkusen this summer.
Toprak, 27, has a release clause in his contract that Dortmund have met allowing him to move.
“Omer Toprak is a strong defender with international experience and great leadership qualities,” sporting director Michael Zorc said in a statement on Dortmund’s official website.
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The statement added: “Out of respect for their Bundesliga rival, BVB will make no further comment on Omer Toprak until the end of the current season.”
Toprak has made 181 Bundesliga appearances between Freiburg and current club Leverkusen, scoring five goals.