Soccer-Dortmund sign Modeste from Cologne to stand in for Haller
(Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund have signed centre forward Anthony Modeste from Bundesliga rivals Cologne on a one-year contract to fill in for Sebastien Haller who will be out of action for several months to undergo chemotherapy, the German club said on Monday.
Dortmund confirm signing of striker Modeste from Cologne ｜ DPA
Borussia Dortmund on Monday completed the signing of Cologne striker Anthony Modeste as cover for Sébastien Haller, who is expected to be sidelined for several months after a removed testicular tumour turned out to be malignant. Haller was a headline signing from Ajax in summer but was diagnosed late last month before playing a competitive game for his new club. The much-travelled Modeste, 34, has now been secured as a back-up solution for a yea…