Swiss goalkeeper Roman Buerki will leave Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season to join MLS team St Louis City SC .AFP
``His international experience will be a huge benefit for our club,`` St. Louis sporting director Lutz Pfannenstiel said. ``He will play an important role on our roster by providing leadership.''
The 31-year Burki has been with Dortmund since 2015 but lost his starting job in January 2021 and has not played in a match since May 22, 2021, the final league game of that season. Gregor Kobel is the club's starter this season and Marwin Hitz the primary backup,
``The past year has been far from easy for him in footballing terms, but he has always acted professionally and put himself at the service of the team.'' Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said in a statement.
Burki has played nine matches for Switzerland. He was on the 2018 World Cup roster and was a backup to Yann Sommer.
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