Borussia Dortmund sign Spanish wonderkid

The 19-year-old has signed a five-year contract and will join Borussia Dortmund on July 1, the Bundesliga side have confirmed.

Merino said: “Borussia Dortmund are one of the top clubs in Europe.

“I’m honoured that I’ll be playing for them soon, they represent a very special brand of football and play in an impressive stadium.”

Merino featured for the Spain Under-19 squad who won the 2015 European Championship in Greece.