Borussia Dortmund sign Turkish young forward Emre Mor

Dortmund, June 7 (IANS) Eight-time German football champions Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday confirmed the signing of young Turkish forward Emre Mor on a long-term contract from Danish outfit FC Nordsjaelland.

“He has signed a five-year contract with Borussia Dortmund which runs until 30 June 2021,” Dortmund said in a statement.

Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said: “Emre Mor is a highly gifted young player with considerable versatility in attack and huge development potential.”

Mor, currently 18, was born in Denmark and grew up there but also has a Turkish passport. The winger recently completed his first international matches and has been named alongside fellow Dortmund player Nuri Sahin in Turkey’s squad for the European Championships.

Mor made 13 appearances in the 2015/16 Danish Superliga, scoring two goals and racking up two assists.

“BVB is a wonderful club in Europe with unique fans. I am immensely looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and can hardly wait for the season to begin and to make my debut appearance for Borussia,” the youngster said.



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