The signing of Birmingham City midfielder Jude Bellingham for Borussia Dortmund will be confirmed next week but the young promise has already undergone a medical review by the German club. Bellingham, 17, traveled to Dortmund for the final details of the transfer and then returned to England. This Saturday the media will face Birmingham al Presto in a Championship match (Second).
According to English and German media, Dortmund will pay about 25 million euros for Bellingham. The same ones that he paid in February to Juventus to acquire Emre Can, who had joined Lucien Favre’s team as a loan a few weeks before. In the present winter market, Dortmund has already taken over the services of Belgian winger Thomas Meunier, who did not reach an agreement to renew for Paris Saint-Germain.
Several great English clubs want Bellingham including Manchester United, but Borussia Dortmund is the young promise’s preferred option, although even the Old Trafford club arranged for him to meet Sir Alex Ferguson when the Birmingham player visited his training ground .
The presence of Borussia Dortmund continuously in the Champions League and its condition as a club specialized in developing young people, as it did with Christian Pulisic or now with Jadon Sanchjo, are decisive factors for the election of Bellingham.
In August 2019, Bellingham broke the record for former England striker Trevor Francis as the youngest player to debut at Birmingham when he debuted at 16 years and 38 days. The one who will be a Borussia Dortmund player scored in his home debut against Stoke.