Dortmund happy with Bellingham capture: ‘He has enormous potential’

Borussia Dortmund confirmed the signing of Birmingham City’s Jude Bellingham on Monday. The 17-year-old has signed a five-year contract with the Bundesliga giants in a transfer worth around €23m. Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc is very happy Dortmund were able to land one of the biggest prospects in football.

Jude Bellingham confidently chose to sign for Dortmund and, of course, was primarily concerned with the sporting perspective that we showed him,” Zorc is quoted by the official website. “He has enormous potential that we share want to develop with him in the coming years.”

“He already has a surprising amount of quality in his own possession as well as against the ball, and on top of that, the player also has a strong mentality. We immediately see Jude as a reinforcement for our professional squad, but of course we will also give him the time to get used to the higher level that he needs. ”