DEAL DONE: Borussia Dortmund confirm Hazard signing

German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 22/05/2019

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of Eden Hazard's younger brother Thorgan on a five-year deal from Borussia Monchengladbach, worth £30million.

The 26-year-old attacking midfielder had been strongly linked with a move to La Liga sides Atletico Madrid alongside both Valencia and Sevilla but it has now been confirmed that he will be staying in the Bundesliga.

BVB sporting director Michael Zorc to the club official website he said: "We're delighted that Thorgan has decided with total conviction to join Borussia Dortmund. He's an experienced Bundesliga professional and a Belgian international who will help us with his tempo and his finishing quality. He has consistently demonstrated his class over the course of the past few years.

Hazard has won 21 caps and scored three goals for his country also netted 13 times and picked up 12 assists in 35 games for the Bundesliga side Monchengladbach this term.

"I'm proud to be able to play for Borussia Dortmund!"

"I'm thankful for the five great years and very fond memories I had at Borussia Mönchengladbach. Now was exactly the right time to take the next step in my career. I'm proud to be able to play for Borussia Dortmund. They're a top club with incredible fans."

That report claimed that the idea was for Thorgan and Eden to be lining up on rival sides of the Madrid derby next season, with Eden strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid.

Thorgan have been directly involved in 22 goals as Monchengladbach finished fifth in the Bundesliga to secure a Europa League place for next season.