Mohammed Kudus: Borussia Dortmund Target Ghana World Cup Star Attacker

Mohammed Kudus: Borussia Dortmund Target Ghana World Cup Star Attacker

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:19 PM
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  • Borussia Dortmund have selected Ghanaian attacking midfielder Mohammed Kudus as a top transfer target
  • The 22-year-old Ghanaian star has since been linked with several high-profile clubs, following his World Cup performance
  • Mohammed Kudus has played 3 matches at the World Cup for Ghana where he had 4 shots on target from a total of 6 shots and scored 2 goals

Ghana World Cup star, Mohammed Kudus could be set for a big move to the German Bundesliga as Borussia Dortmund are believed to be heavily interested in the Ajax forward.

The 22-year-old became the first Ghana player to score two goals in a World Cup match after he netted a brace in the Black Star’s victory against South Korea in the group stages.

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Mohammed Kudus became the second youngest African player to net twice at the FIFA World Cup. Photo by Visionhaus
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According to Bulinews, Dortmund has now selected Kudus as their top transfer target with BVB sporting director Sebastian Kehl having also been in contact with the player’s agent.

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The Bundesliga giants are hoping to leverage on Otto Addo’s influence to bring the Ajax forward to the club following his stint as Ghana’s interim manager at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The Accra-born player's asking price from the Dutch champions, Ajax is reportedly at least €20million, which is well within the BVB budget.

Chelsea backed to swoop for Kudus

Meanwhile, English Premier League giants, Chelsea could make a move for Ajax star Mohammed Kudus as many suitors line up for Ghana forward, Transfer Tavern reports.

The Blues are struggling to get goals this season and they believe the 22-year-old could be the solution to their problem as he has grabbed five goals for Ajax in the Dutch top flight this season.

Chelsea are in need of more direct threats having scored just 17 goals this season in a metric that ranks them as the seventh-lowest scorers in the Premier League.

Ajax send heartwarming message to Kudus

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam have expressed pride in midfielder Mohammed Kudus despite Ghana's early exit from the World Cup.

The 22-year-old took the tournament by storm and was Ghana's best player after three games.

Kudus returns home with some pride after contributing three goals at the World Cup for Ghana. He scored two and assisted three.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..