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German teen sensation Youssoufa Moukoko extends contract with Borussia Dortmund

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Teenage striker sensation Youssoufa Moukoko has extended his contract with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund until 2026, the club announced on Saturday.

Moukoko, was set to become a free agent in the summer of 2023 and German media reported that several of Europe’s major clubs including Barcelona, Chelsea and Liverpool, along with Saudi-backed Newcastle, had indicated an interest in the youngster.

Moukoko, 18, came through Dortmund’s junior ranks after joining from St Pauli in 2016, scoring 141 goals in just 88 games before moving to the senior side.

The Germany striker debuted in the top grade in November 2020 just one day after his 16th birthday, becoming the youngest ever Bundesliga player in the process.

Just 27 days later, he scored his first senior goal to become the league’s youngest ever goalscorer.

Moukoko has six goals and four assists in 14 games in the 2022-23 season.

Born in Cameroon before moving to Hamburg at the age of nine, Moukoko chose to represent Germany at youth level.

At the age of 17, he became the youngest ever Germany player when he made his debut in a pre-World Cup friendly against Oman, breaking a record which had stood for 68 years.

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