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Three Teens on Dortmund Transfer Radar

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The already youthful BVB midfield could get even younger.

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Borussia Dortmund look to be turning their attention to youth rather than experience for the upcoming transfer window. Three teenage midfielders are currently being tracked and are in the plans of Dortmund for this summer's window.

Two Bologna starlets in Amadou Diawara and Godfred Donsah, according to Italian broadcast outlet Mediaset Sport and Ghanaian news outlet Ghana Web, the duo are being tracked hard by Borussia Dortmund, along with interest from Chelsea and AS Monaco.

Diawara has slowly become a mainstay at defensive midfield for Bologna. The 18-year-old Guinean has made 24 appearances in his first season in the top flight. Yet to score a goal, Diawara could gel well with Julian Weigl in defensive midfield. He could also replace Weigl if the German were to depart Dortmund this summer.

Donsah has bounced around Serie A for two seasons, making stops with Hellas Verona, Cagliari, and currently Bologna. In 14 appearances this season, the 19-year-old Ghanaian youth international has scored twice. His addition to the Dortmund squad could be in more of a reserve role, slotting in behind Shinji Kagawa in the lineup.

The third teen who is reportedly a big part of Dortmund's future plans, according to Goal Chile, is Chilean youngster Jeisson Vargas. The Universidad Catolica product can play striker and winger, a flexibility that fits well in Dortmund's offensive system.

In 29 appearances with Universidad Catolica since 2014, Vargas has scored eight times. Vargas recently earned a call-up to the Chile first team, a huge honor for an 18-year-old.

The links between Dortmund and the three teens are currently just rumors. However, with U-19 players like Felix Passlack and Christian Pulisic getting first team call-ups, it is heavily possible that Dortmund could be looking to bolster their squad with more youth.