BERLIN: Ajax forward Sebastien Haller flew to Germany on Thursday to complete a medical with Borussia Dortmund, where he is set to replace Erling Haaland.
Haller was picked up by Dortmund officials after landing at the city’s airport and taken for his medical.
The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international is reportedly set to sign a four-year deal with Dortmund to replace Haaland, who has joined Premier League champions Manchester City.
German daily Bild say Haller’s transfer from Ajax is set to cost Bundesliga runners-up Dortmund around 31 million euros ($32.5 million) including bonuses.
According to magazine Kicker, the transfer will be finalised in July so Ajax can add the income earned to their books in the new financial year.
Haller was in superb form in the Champions League last season, scoring 11 goals in eight games including four in a 5-1 win over Sporting Lisbon in Ajax’s opening group match.