Borussia Dortmund in advanced talks to bring Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner

Borussia Dortmund are discussing a move to sign Stephan Lichtsteiner in in the coming window.

The reports in Italy suggested that Borussia Dortmund are in advanced talks to bring Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner.

The Switzerland international was signed by Juventus in July 2011 from Lazio for a fee of 9.93 million euros. The 34-year-old has a contract until 2018 with the club.

Since his arrival from Lazio, Lichtsteiner has scored 15 goals and provided 30 assists in 258 games for Juventus, including three assists in 31 games in all competitions this season.

The 34-year-old is considered to be one of the best right-backs in Switzerland.

 

Stephan Lichtsteiner
Stephan Lichtsteiner

 

His record for Switzerland is also impressive. Lichtsteiner has scored eight goals in 94 matches for Switzerland at senior level.

Given that his contract is expiring soon and he has not yet signed an extension, the rumors have only heated up in recent weeks.

Borussia Dortmund are in the market for a new right-back when the transfer window reopens.

According to Football Italia (via Calciomercato), “Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner is reportedly ‘very close’ to joining Borussia Dortmund. According to Calciomercato.com, there is ‘great optimism’ on Dortmund’s part that a deal will be done, the Swiss’ agent-brother having given his approval to the switch. The website explains both parties have been in contact for ‘the last two weeks’, while BVB’s interest stems from two summers ago. CM expects the 34-year-old to put pen to paper ‘in the next few days’, with his Juve contract due to expire on June 30.”

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The 34-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Borussia Dortmund squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.

Will Stephan Lichtsteiner be a Borussia Dortmund player soon? Only time will tell.

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