Moenchengladbach signs Dutch forward De Jong
Borussia Moenchengladbach has signed the Netherlands forward
Luuk de Jong from FC Twente on a five-year contract.
Moenchengladbach finished fourth in the Bundesliga last season.
It already has strengthened its squad over the summer by buying
Spain defender Alvaro Dominguez from Atletico Madrid and
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka from Basel.
Financial terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not
The 21-year-old De Jong scored 39 goals in 75 league games over
the past two seasons for Twente. He has one goal in seven games for
De Jong was included in the Dutch squad for the European
Championships last month. He didn’t play in the team’s disastrous
campaign, which ended with a first-round exit.