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Reports: BVB close to Yarmolenko-deal

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It’s Groundhog day! Every year we seem to get new rumors about a possible transfer of Andriy Yarmolenko to Borussia Dortmund. However this time around it might actually happen.

Various reports out of the Ukraine indicate that a deal is close for the 27-year-old winger. The first being well-regarded Ukrainian sports journalist Artem Frankov, according to him, Yarmolenko is on his way to Dortmund where he will have a medical and sign a contract. BVB will reportedly pay 25€ million.

The first German source is kicker who confirm that a deal is close.

Yarmolenko can play on both wings as well as a striker, although he prefers to play on the right wing. Being left-footed this gives him the opportunity to cut inside and shoot. This transfer would mark somewhat of a difference in direction for Dortmund, Yarmolenko is not a young talent that the black and yellows would have to develop. The Ukrainian international is a finished product that could help Dortmund to win now.

We will keep you informed as this story progresses. In the meantime, what do you think? A good addition for Dortmund?