Official: Pulisic moves to Chelsea and loaned back to BVB
Football-2 January 2019 09:12 GMT
Borussia Dortmund has confirmed the signing of Christian Pulisic to Chelsea and will be loaned back to the Bundesliga leaders until the end of the season.
A statement read from Borussia Dortmund,
The player Christian Pulisic (“Player”) will move from Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA (“BVB”) to Chelsea Football Club PLC (“Chelsea FC”) but will return on a loan back to BVB until the end of the Bundesliga season 2018/2019 (i.e. the end of June 30th, 2019).
This is the agreement of both clubs and the player. Chelsea FC will pay BVB a fixed transfer compensation in the amount of EUR 64.0 m. (sixty-four million euros), the loan back to Dortmund follows free of any compensation.
The formal handling of the transfer and the Loan back are still subject to both transfers being matched and authorised in accordance with the provisions of the FIFA Transfer Matching System (FIFA TMS) until January 31st, 2019 (end of FIFA winter transfer window season 2018/2019) by the latest.