Borussia Dortmund sign Donyell Malen fom PSV as Jadon Sancho replacement

Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Netherlands forward Donyell Malen from PSV Eindhoven on a five-year contract, it was announced on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old arrives following the departure of Jadon Sancho to Manchester United for €85 million.

"Borussia Dortmund is a top European club that is always at the top of the Bundesliga and also has high demands on itself in the Champions League," Malen said.

"I can hardly wait to be on the pitch with my new teammates, to be able to measure myself against the best. And of course I'm looking forward to the fans and the stadium that all of Europe raves about."

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Malen, who played for Ajax and Arsenal at youth level, moved to PSV in 2017 and played for Jong PSV in the second tier. He won Player of the Year in his first season. He made four first-team appearances for the side which won the Eredivisie title in 2017-18.

The following campaign, he was promoted to the senior side and scored 10 league goals. In 2020-21, he finished the season with 27 in all competitions -- his best-ever single season tally.

Malen has 13 Netherlands caps and was part of the Euro 2020 squad, starting two matches, including the surprise round of 16 defeat to Czech Republic.

"Donyell is a player with great offensive potential, who exudes goal danger, brings his creativity to the table and has a high speed," BVB director Michael Zorc added.