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Marseille make Balerdi's loan from Dortmund permanent

By Rune Gjerulff

Leonardo Balerdi will not be returning to Borussia Dortmund following his loan spell at Olympique Marseille.

Leonardo Balerdi.
Leonardo Balerdi.Photo: Marco Verch, CC BY-SA 2.0

Leonardo Balerdi's loan move from Borussia Dortmund to Olympique Marseille will be made permanent, according to Kicker.

Per the German football magazine, the two clubs have agreed on a transfer fee of €11 million for the 22-year-old central defender.

Balerdi spent the 2020/21 season on loan at Marseille, making 25 appearances with two goals to his name.

He made just eight appearances for Dortmund following his €15.5 million switch from Boca Juniors in January 2019.

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