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Thomas Tuchel wants new Borussia Dortmund strikeforce

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As we all know Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is leaving the Westfalenstadion in the summer. What many of us may have missed, is that former Mainz boss Thomas Tuchel will be replacing him at Die Schwarzgelben.

The new boss has highlighted two targets he wants to bring in to Dortmund, hoping to push them back into the Champions League next season. 

Surprisingly, Tuchel is looking at two players from bottom club VFB Stuttgart.

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It's worth saying right off the bat, my German is a little sketchy, so be prepared for some very rough translations on this latest report from Stuttgarter-Nachrichten. However, in this report, striker Daniel Ginczek and wonder-kid Timo Werner have been highlighted as two of Tuchel's prime targets.

Ginczek, a product of the Borussia Dortmund youth system, only joined VFB Stuttgart last summer. After leaving his old side FC Nuremberg, for whom he joined from Dortmund in 2013, Ginczek has suffered an injury plagued season. Since the German strikers return, he has given VFB Stuttgart's survival hopes some solidity with four goals and two assists since April 12.

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Tuchel's other target, Timo Werner, is widely regarded as the future of German football. The winger, 19, is lightening quick, and has been used as a striker on a couple of occasions due to his composure in-front of goal. The forward, who has been used as a substitute in the second half of the season, has made 30 appearances for VFB in the Bundesliga this season.

Ginczek is currently a member of, what fans like to call, the "Fantastic Four" in Stuttgart's attacking line. Unfortunately for Werner, he was left out of the "Fantastic Four" due to the amazing end of season form of Filip Kostic.

Werner however is Stuttgart's highest valued player on Transfermarkt, and the fans value him just as much at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.

Who else could Tuchel look to bring in at Dortmund? Let us know in the comments!

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