Karim Adeyemi celebrates a goal for Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League.
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Karim Adeyemi will go hunting for goals for Borussia Dortmund next season. © Ronny HARTMANN/AFP

Borussia Dortmund has confirmed the commitment of national player Karim Adeyemi. The 20-year-old comes from RB Salzburg.

Dortmund – Borussia Dortmund have signed German international Karim Adeyemi. As the club announced on Twitter, the offensive player will switch from Red Bull Salzburg to the pot for the coming season. FC Bayern is also said to have been interested in signing Adeyemi. The youngster has already completed the medical check and will receive a contract with the black and yellow until 2027.

Adeyemi transfer fixed: BVB is happy about “highly talented, young German national player”

“Karim Adeyemi is a highly talented, young German national player whose strength at the end of our offensive game will look just as good as his extreme pace,” said sporting director Michael Zorc with regard to the signing of the 20-year-old.

Adeyemi was born in Munich and played for the youth teams of FC Bayern Munich between 2009 and 2011. However, the striker caused a stir in the SpVgg Unterhaching U17s and U19s, from where Adeyemi switched to Red Bull Salzburg in the summer of 2018. After two seasons with the Salzburg farm team FC Liefering in the second Austrian league, the youngster was increasingly used by the professionals at RB Salzburg and was able to earn a regular place. In the current season, the 20-year-old scored 23 goals for the team from the city of Mozart in all competitions.

BVB signs national player Adeyemi: 30 million transfer fee – windfall for SpVgg Unterhaching

Adeyemi, who celebrated his debut in the German national team last year, is now returning to Germany. According to reports from Sky Sports, the transfer fee for the 20-year-old should be around 30 million euros. SpVgg Unterhaching should also be happy about this, which will have a 22.5 percent stake in the resale of Adeyemis. Almost seven million euros should therefore go to the Munich suburb.

Borussia Dortmund: Adeyemi, Süle, Schlotterbeck – three national players come to BVB

Karim Adeyemi is after the commitments of Niklas Süle from FC Bayern and Nico Schlotterbeck from SC Freiburg are the third German national player whose services BVB has secured for the coming season. The center forward should probably help Dortmund to compensate for the departure of Erling Haaland in the storm center. (fd)

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