Leverkusen announce Sven Bender transfer as brothers reunite

BVB have granted the Germany international's wish to join Bayer after the defender spent eight years at Signal Iduna Park

Sven Bender will join twin brother Lars at Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund have confirmed, in a deal reported to be worth around €15 million.Solanke makes strong first impressionBender – whose switch is subject to a medical – joined Dortmund from 1860 Munich in 2009 and made 224 appearances for the club, winning the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal twice.The 28-year-old has been capped seven times by Germany and will move to Leverkusen in a deal worth a reported €15million.Fitness problems includ...