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Borussia Dortmund's Barrios set for Guangzhou Evergrande

Borussia Dortmund striker Lucas Barrios is set to make a surprise move to the Chinese Super League to join Guangzhou Evergrande.

The 27-year old Paraguay international has agreed a reported four-year deal believed to be worth £5.5million a year personally to head to Guangzhou where he will undergo a medical on June 1.

Barrios was set to leave Dortmund in January but a proposed deal to Fulham falling over, however, he is now on the move now to China with the club announcing a £9.7 million transfer.

Barrios said: "I want to thank the many fans of Borussia Dortmund for their great support over the past three years. I will never forget my time here."

Whilst Dortmund added: "Lucas Barrios won two Bundesliga titles with us and in 82 league games scored 39 goals... so that is why we met his wish to change clubs and play first team football."

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