Dortmund signs Argentina young star Leonardo Balerdi
German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund signed Argentinian U20 international Leonardo Balerdi (19) on Tuesday morning.
The talented young centre-half signed a long-term contract with the eight times German champions.
“The signing of Leonardo Balerdi was originally a perspective transfer planned for the coming summer that has now been brought forward. Leonardo is an intelligent centre-back that is strong with his head and in 1v1s. He is also good at build-up play and passing. We are very glad that he has chosen us and are convinced that he will help us with his talent in the future,” stated Borussia Dortmund Sporting Director Michael Zorc.
The Argentinian signed his contract in the afternoon at the training grounds in Hohenbuschei, where he also got to meet his new teammates and subsequently trained directly with Lucien Favre’s team.