Cologne sign forward Tigges from Dortmund

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Cologne have signed forward Steffen Tigges on a four-year contract from Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund. Both clubs announced the transfer on Tuesday, with the transfer fee reportedly around €3 million ($3.1 million) for the 23-year-old. “Steffen has many important qualities to play as a striker. He is able to finish inside the box, is able to hold the ball up well, is good in the air and reads the game well,” Cologne managing director Christian Keller said. “He also possesses a readiness to always work and be aggressive against the ball.” Tigges, who is still recovering from an ankle inju…

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