Borussia Dortmund are taking over Waldemar Anton from VfB Stuttgart. Transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano confirms this with his characteristic 'Here we go!' The transfer of the 27-year-old defender involves an amount of 22.5 million euros.

“Borussia Dortmund will pay the buyout clause of 22.5 million euros for Waldemar Anton today!” said Romano, who added that Anton will sign a contract until mid-2028.

Anton has been playing for Stuttgart since the summer of 2020, when they took him over from Hannover 96 for four million euros. Since then, he has always been a regular in the centre of defence. the Swabians.

Last season, Anton, who was contracted to Stuttgart until mid-2027, was even the club's captain. Under his leadership, Stuttgart finished in a very impressive second place.

This means that the club will be active in the Champions League next season. This also applies to Dortmund, which finished last season as number five in the Bundesliga.

Mats Hummels left Dortmund this summer on a free transfer, as his contract was not extended. With the right-footed Anton, whose market value is currently Transfer market is estimated at twenty million euros, have those Borussians now brought in a replacement.

In recent weeks, Anton has been active with Germany at the European Championship in their own country. He came on as a substitute against both Denmark (2-0 win) and Spain (2-1 loss after extra time). He has played a total of four international matches for the German team so far.

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