German Cup winners Borussia Dortmund have signed Ukraine national team striker Andrey Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev. The 27 year old signed the papers today keeping him at the club until 30 June 2021.
"Andrey is a player we have been following for some time, one who plays at the highest level at both club level and for the Ukraine national team", said Sporting Director Michael Zorc of the dangerous striker. He has scored 137 goals in 339 competitive matches for Dynamo Kiev. Yarmolenko has also been capped 69 times for the Ukraine national side, scoring a total of 29 goals.
The 6ft 2" tall striker is quick, full of tricks, and a real threat on goal. He was voted "Footballer of the year" in 2013, 2014, and 2015 in his home country. Yarmolenko will wear the number 9 playing for Borussia Dortmund.
"I am very grateful that Dynamo Kiev has allowed me to pursue my dream of going to play for a big European club. I will work hard in every training session in order to help BVB reach the highest level attainable, which is always my top priority", emphasised Andrey Yarmolenko.