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Borussia Dortmund signs promising Finland striker Tim Vayrynen for under-23 side
DORTMUND, Germany - Borussia Dortmund has signed striker Tim Vayrynen from Finnish first division side FC Honka.
The Bundesliga club says on its website that the 20-year-old Vayrynen is getting a contract to 2016, and that he will play initially with its under-23 side in Germany's third division.
Vayrynen scored 17 goals in 24 appearances to become the Finnish league's top scorer last season, helping FC Honka to a runner-up finish.
Dortmund reserve team coach David Wagner says "he is a huge talent with really great potential."
Vayrynen made his senior international debut in a 4-2 loss to Mexico last October.
Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski is joining Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
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