Fortuna Dusseldorf have signed United States men's goalkeeper Zack Steffen on loan from Manchester City for the 2019-20 season.
The 24-year-old is making a return to the Bundesliga three years after leaving SC Freiburg for Columbus Crew.
"I am happy to be coming back to Germany and be joining such a historic club," he said in a short video message released by Fortuna.
Earlier this summer, Steffen joined City from Columbus Crew for a fee between £7...
U.S. men's goalkeeper Zack Steffen will join Bundesliga club Fortuna Dusseldorf on loan from Manchester City, a source confirmed to ESPN FC's Raphael Honigstein.
Steffen's transfer from the Columbus Crew to City becomes official on July 9, and from there is expected to join the German club.
The Athletic initially reported the loan deal.
It would be Steffen's second stint in Germany. He spent 2015-16 with Freiburg, but was limited to 14 appearances with their reserve team. He...
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Dortmund almost blew another two-goal lead after letting 10-man Düsseldorf come perilously close to an equaliser in injury time.
Christian Pulisic, playing his last home game for Dortmund, opened the scoring four minutes before the break with his first headed goal in the Bundesliga. It could be his last. The American midfielder is leaving for Chelsea in a €64 million deal agreed in January.
Champions Bayern Munich eased past hosts Fortuna Duesseldorf 4-1 on Sunday with winger Kingsley Coman scoring twice, to go a point clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
The Bavarians are on 67 points, with Borussia Dortmund on 66 after their 2-1 win over Mainz 05 on Saturday, and five games left in the title race. RB Leipzig are in third place on 58.
"I think we approached this game in a very serious way and we deserved to win by this score," said Bayern coach Niko Kovac, who used the same starting...