Dortmund signs promising Finland striker Vayrynen
DORTMUND, Germany (AP)
Borussia Dortmund has signed striker Tim Vayrynen from Finnish first division side FC Honka.
The Bundesliga club says on its website that the 20-year-old Vayrynen is getting a contract to 2016, and that he will play initially with its under-23 side in Germany's third division.
Vayrynen scored 17 goals in 24 appearances to become the Finnish league's top scorer last season, helping FC Honka to a runner-up finish.
Dortmund reserve team coach David Wagner says ''he is a huge talent with really great potential.''
Vayrynen made his senior international debut in a 4-2 loss to Mexico last October.
Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski is joining Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich at the end of the season.