Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of France U18 captain Dan-Axel Zagadou from Paris Saint-Germain.
The 18-year-old defender, joins the Bundesliga giants after his contract expired at PSG. The French teenager was expected to join Manchester City, but has opted for a move to Germany.
Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc is quite happy to have completed the signing of the highly rated prospect. Zagadou is the third signing by BVB, with Toprak and Dahoud already confirmed.
Zorc told the club’s official website: “As of July, Dan-Axel Zagadou will be a full member of our professional team.
“We are fully convinced of the abilities of the player and look forward to helping him make his next development steps as a BVB professional.”
Zagadou added on his decision to move to Dortmund: “I have deliberately opted for BVB because this big club always succeeds in integrating young players and developing them at the highest level.
“I am really looking forward to meeting my new team-mates, seeing the imposing stadium, the famous fans and I really want to mature into an established professional footballer in Dortmund.”