Borussia Dortmund set to sign Freiburg striker Maximilian Philipp

Freiburg striker Maximilian Philipp has emerged as a surprise target for Borussia Dortmund ahead of the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in German Media (Spox), Borussia Dortmund are set to sign Freiburg striker Maximilian Philipp.

The Germany international was signed by Freiburg in January 2013 from Energie Cottbus on a free transfer. The 23-year-old has a valid contract with Freiburg until June 2019.

Since his arrival from Energie Cottbus, Maximilian Philipp has scored 18 goals and provided 23 assists in 88 games for Freiburg, including nine goals and provided five assists in 27 games in all competitions this season.

The 23-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Germany.

Euro Football Rumours

The Germany international has been in outstanding form for Freiburg this season.

Maximilian Philipp has represented Germany at Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning nine caps.

BVB have always keep their eyes on the most talented players across the globe.

The Germany international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player BVB want to target in the summer transfer window.

Borussia Dortmund want to continue to strengthening their squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Maximilian Philipp has a release clause in his contract worth in the region of 20 million euros.

Premier League club Tottenham and RB Leipzig are apparently trailing Borussia Dortmund in the pursuit of Freiburg striker.

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