Monday, April 22, 2024

Borussia Dortmund linked with FC Porto star Alan Varela

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Alan Varela from FC Porto in the summer transfer window, according to Fichajes. The report has claimed that Dortmund are among the clubs who have been impressed with Varela. The midfielder’s release clause in his contract is worth €70 million, and Porto are not going to let him leave for anything less.

Varela can play as a defensive midfielder or as a central midfielder. The Argentine has made 19 starts and one substitute appearance in Liga Portugal so far this season, scoring two goals and providing two assists in those games. He has also played seven times in the UEFA Champions League this campaign.

Dortmund are fourth in the Bundesliga table at the moment with 44 points from 24 matches, as many as 20 points behind leaders Bayer Leverkusen. Meanwhile, FC Porto currently find themselves third in the Portuguese Primeira Liga table with 52 points from 24 games, seven points behind leaders Sporting Lisbon and six points behind second-placed Benfica.

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Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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