OFFICIAL: Haller joins Borussia Dortmund
Eintracht Frankfurt former striker Sebastien Haller has joined the German Bundesliga outfit, Borussia Dortmund from Ajax for four years, the club has announced.
The switch is on the back of a 34-goal season with Dutch champions Ajax.
"We're very pleased that in Sebastien Haller we've been able to sign a proven centre forward who recently made waves in the Champions League, but who also knows the Bundesliga and has already demonstrated his class and top-quality finishing ability in the league,"
"The package as a whole is very promising. Sebastien has a great physical presence and is very resilient. With his experience, he can help our youngsters in attack and provide stability. In the conversations we had he made it clear that he wants to achieve big things with BVB." Borussia Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl said.
Haller, 28, ended the 2021/22 Eredivisie season as the topscorer with 21 goals, and ended up third in the UEFA Champions League charts behind Karim Benzema (15) and Robert Lewandowski (13) after scoring 11 times during Ajax's run to the round of 16.
The 28-year-old Ivorian striker returns for a second stint in Germany following a 33-goal spell with Eintracht Frankfurt between 2017 and 2019.
"I can't wait to feel the support of 80,000 fans in the stadium as part of the BVB family," Haller said in a club statement. "Hopefully over the coming years we'll achieve big things together, and then celebrate them together."