Liverpool-linked Ciro Immobile bags Dortmund brace in cup win

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The Italian forward, who is said to have Premier League suitors, scored both of Borussia Dortmund’s goals last night.

Borussia Dortmund centre forward Ciro Immobile has failed to show his best form since a summer move to Germany, with the Italian striker linked consistently with Liverpool in recent times.

However, the former Torino hitman was the hero in last night’s victory over Dynamo Dresden in the DFB Pokal, scoring both goals in a 2-0 victory.

The victory stretches the Signal Iduna Park outfit’s domestic winning streak to five games and sees Jurgen Klopp’s men through to the next round of the cup competition.

For Immobile, the goals end a goal drought that spans back to December, with his last strike coming in the 2-2 draw against Wolfsburg last year.

The Italy international has stated recently that he wants to stick it out in Germany and prove himself, but has only started nine Bundesliga games and scored three goals in an underwhelming campaign to date.

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang seemingly the preferred option in the number nine role, Immobile’s future remains a point of contention however.

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