Leverkusen snap up Volland
Hoffenheim's Germany international Kevin Volland has signed a five-year deal with Bayer Leverkusen, the two clubs announced on Friday.
The 23-year-old striker's contract runs until June 30, 2021 and is estimated to be worth 15 million euros ($16.8m).
Volland has scored 33 goals and had 38 decisive passes in 132 matches since his arrival in 2012. His contract with Hoffenhim had been due to expire in 2019.
With six caps for the German national team since 2014 he was not, however, selected by coach Joachim Loew for his initial 27-man squad for Euro 2016 starting on June 10.