England Championship

Borussia Dortmund signs Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) Borussia Dortmund has signed Germany defender Nico Schulz from Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim.

Dortmund, which finished runner-up in the league, says the 26-year-old Schulz has signed a deal through June 2024.

Sporting director Michael Zorc says the team will "benefit greatly from his physicality, his tempo and his extreme dynamism. A player like him with his fighting spirit and his desire to be successful would help any team."