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Dortmund Target Nigerian Forward Emmanuel Dennis Amid Interests From Other European Clubs

Nigerian forward, Emmanuel Dennis has attracted the interest of German Side, Borussia Dortmund for the summer transfer window, FrujuSports reports.

According to the Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws, Borussia Dortmund are one of the sides showing strong interest in Dennis.

The publication also reported that that Borussia Dortmund head coach Lucien Favre in particular is enthusiastic in having the 22-year-old in his team.

A scout from the club was present during the Belgian Cup game between Club Brugge and Zulte Waregem on February 5th to monitor the player.

The Bundesliga giants are hoping to use him as a replacement for England international Jadon Sancho who has been heavily linked to return to English Premier League as Manchester United and Chelsea are in a race to sign him.

Jadon Sancho

Aside Dortmund the likes of Stade Rennes and OGC Nice made an effort last summer for Dennis.

Also other clubs who had been linked to Dennis are AS Monaco, Sampdoria Genoa, Newcastle United, Watford, Brighton and Hove Albion and Sheffield United.

Dennis extended his contract at Brugge to 2022 in early September 2019.

Dennis joined Brugge from Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk in the summer of 2017 for 1.3 million euros.

He has scored five goals in 18 league appearances for Brugge this season.

He made headlines in this season’s UEFA Champions League when he scored two goals in a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in the group stage at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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