The official website for European football

Fernández signs for Dortmund

Published: Wednesday 15 May 2002, 13.12CET
BV Borussia Dortmund have signed Argentinian international Juan Ramon Fernández.

UEFA.com features

Guingamp showing gall in Group K
  • Guingamp showing gall in Group K
  • The famous UEFA Youth League coaches
  • Players who shone for both Inter and Milan
  • No time for losers: Europe's unbeaten league clubs
  • Masterclass: Petr Čech's goalkeeping guide
  • Ten things you never knew about Dinamo Moskva
  • Germany v Spain: their EURO meetings
  • Pick of the Week of Football
  • European Championship's all-time top scorers
  • The national team coaches who kept coming back
1 of 10
Published: Wednesday 15 May 2002, 13.12CET

Fernández signs for Dortmund

BV Borussia Dortmund have signed Argentinian international Juan Ramon Fernández.

German champions BV Borussia Dortmund have signed Argentinian international Juan Ramon Fernández on a five-year contract.

Versatile performer
The UEFA Cup finalists paid Estudiantes de la Plata €1.7m for the 22-year-old midfield player. He usually plays on the left-hand side but has also featured on the right for the Argentinian club.

Second signing
Dortmund claim Fernández is one of the biggest talents in his homeland. He has made more than 90 matches for Estudiantes and has two caps for Argentina, although has missed out on the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals. Fernández is Dortmund's second new signing this summer, after goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller was snapped up from 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

Hertha busy
Fernández is not the only Argentinian player heading to the 1. Bundesliga for next season. Hertha BSC Berlin have agreed to pay €3.3m for the Rosario Central striker Luciano Figueroa. The highly-rated forward moves to Germany after playing just 19 matches for Rosario, scoring seven goals.

Last updated: 15/05/02 13.17CET

Related information

Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=23799.html#fernandez+signs+dortmund

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.