Moritz Leitner joins Lazio

Borussia Dortmund midfielder, Moritz Leitner is joining Lazio with immediate effect, confirmed the Bundesliga club.

“We thank Moritz for his commitment to BVB,” said Sporting Director, Michael Zorc. “We also wish him all the best for the future and every success with his new club.”

The 23-year-old initially joined Dortmund in January 2011 before going out on loan for six months to FC Augsburg. From July 2011 to June 2013, he made 42 appearances in the Bundesliga for Dortmund and played in seven Champions League matches. After a further two year loan spell, this time at VfB Stuttgart, Leitner made a further 13 appearances for the full team and eight appearances for BVB U23s.

Both clubs have declined to reveal any details about the transfer.

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