Socceroo goalkeeper Langerak leaves Dortmund for Stuttgart

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MUNICH, GERMANY - APRIL 28:  Goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak of Dortmund in action during the DFB Cup semi final match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Borussia Dortmund at Allianz Arena on April 28, 2015 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)

have completed the signing of Australian goalkeeper from German Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund.

The 26-year-old, who has made six appearances for the , joined Die Borussen from Melbourne Victory in 2010, making his debut in a 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in February of the following year.

Langerak has now signed a three-year deal with Stuttgart after spending five seasons at Dortmund, where he was was unable to replace Roman Weidenfeller as the club’s first-choice keeper.

“He has a positive attitude and proved in Dortmund that he is a big goalkeeping talent,” said Stuttgart tactician Alexander Zorninger regarding the move.

“He is a really good keeper. I watched him several times and have seen only one match in which he did not look so good, and that was the cup final.”

The shot-stopper is the second goalkeeper to arrive at Stuttgart during this summer, with the Polish custodian Przemyslaw Tyton having joined from Dutch outfit PSV Eindhoven last week.

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