Borussia Dortmund sign Belgium international and Eden Hazard’s brother from Borussia Monchengladbach

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The 26-year-old had been linked with Premier League clubs recently but always favoured a move to the Westfalenstadion

Eden Hazard’s brother Thorgan has completed a long-awaited transfer to Borussia Dortmund, the Bundesliga side have announced.

The younger brother of the Chelsea star had been speculatively linked with a move to Stamford Bridge or Liverpool but has chosen to remain in Germany upon his departure from Borussia Monchengladbach.

He has penned a five-year deal with BVB.

The 26-year-old Belgium international scored 13 goals and provided assists for 12 more in 35 matches for Gladbach last season.

Hazard told the Borussia Dortmund website: “I am grateful for five great years at Borussia Monchengladbach and very nice memories.

“This was the perfect time to take the next step in my career. I am proud to play for Borussia Dortmund, a top club with incredible fans.”

Commenting on the move, Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said: “We are delighted that Thorgan has decided to go with Borussia Dortmund in full conviction that he is a seasoned Bundesliga player and Belgian national player, who will help us with his pace and quality of finishing, the proof has been provided.”


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Hazard joins Dortmund the day after Nico Schulz, who left Hoffenheim for the Westfalenstadion in a £22million deal on Tuesday.

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