By Can Erozden
ANKARA (AA) - Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday signed Ivorian forward Sebastien Haller, the German football club said.
"UEFA Champions League participants Borussia Dortmund have signed Sebastien Haller. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international is leaving Dutch outfit Ajax to join BVB, where he has penned a deal until 30 June 2026," Borussia Dortmund said in a statement.
The German team said on Twitter that Haller will wear the number 9 shirt.
Haller last played for Dutch club Ajax to score 47 goals in 65 matches during his one-and-half season spell at the Amsterdam club.
The French-born Ivorian player won back-to-back top-tier Dutch Eredivisie titles in 2021 and 2022 while playing for Ajax.
Haller scored 21 goals to be the Dutch league's top scorer in the 2021-22 season. He separately scored 11 Champions League goals last season.
Apart from Ajax, he has also played for French club Auxerre, Dutch team Utrecht, Germany's Eintracht Frankfurt, and England's West Ham United.