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Official:
Julian Weigl seals Benfica move

By Henrik Petersen

Julian Weigl has left Borussia Dortmund to join Benfica.

Julian Weigl.
Julian Weigl.Photo: Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund have announced the departure of Julian Weigl.


The 24-year-old makes the move to Benfica with immediate effect on a permanent deal.

"Julian approached us with this wish and we agreed – also because of his service to the club. We wish him all the best for the future," said BVB sporting director Michael Zorc in a statement.

Weigl made a total of 171 appearances for Dortmund, scoring four goals.


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