13 Jun Switch information: ‘New Zlatan’ Alexander Isak leaves Borussia Dortmund for Actual Sociedad in €10m deal
The Sweden worldwide ahead strikes to Spain after lighting up the Eredivisie throughout a mortgage spell with Willem II in 2018-19
Alexander Isak has accomplished a €10 million (£8.9m/$11.3m) transfer from Borussia Dortmund to Actual Sociedad as he heads to La Liga following a rampant mortgage spell with Willem II.
Isak was unveiled by the Spanish membership on Wednesday as he signed a five-year deal that can preserve him with the membership via until June 2024.
The 19-year-old Sweden worldwide departs Dortmund after three seasons having made simply 13 appearances for the membership earlier than heading to the Eredivisie on mortgage this previous January.
“I’m very blissful to be right here, it has been an excellent 12 months and ending it by signing for Actual is excellent for me,” Isak stated.
“I actually need to begin, I’ve heard lots concerning the membership, I do know it is a younger team. I thanks for believing in me and I hope that collectively we will obtain the goals.
“I’m a participant who likes to have the ball, with good method and who works onerous for the team. I feel I might help by scoring targets and I hope we do properly.”
— Actual Sociedad Fútbol (@RealSociedad) June 12, 2019
Membership president Jokin Aperribay added: “Finest needs for you and your loved ones in these 5 years. We’re satisfied that they are going to be very stunning years for the Actual, with a younger team and wanting to study and face the long run.”
Isak’s transfer comes on the heels of an unimaginable mortgage spell within the Netherlands with Willem II, having joined the membership in January after making no Bundesliga appearances via the primary half of the season.
The ahead turned the primary foreign-born participant to attain 12 targets in his first 12 league video games within the Eredivisie whereas additionally turning into the primary participant to attain three penalties in a single Eredivisie match.
In total, Isak completed with 14 targets in 18 appearances for Willem II as they completed 10th within the Eredivisie, with the ahead equalling Fran Sol because the membership’s main scorer.
Isak has earned six caps with Sweden, scoring two targets, with one coming on June 7 in a Euro 2020 qualifying win over Malta.
Article continues beneath
He’ll now be part of a Actual Sociedad team that completed ninth in La Liga.
Winger Mikel Oyarzabal was the membership’s main scorer with 14 targets whereas ahead Willian Jose chipped in with 11 finishes this marketing campaign.