Rio De Janiero, Oct 10 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund are preparing an offer to sign Alexandre Pato in Europe’s January transfer window, a media report said. The 26-year-old striker is in the final two months of a two-year loan deal with Sao Paulo from local rivals Corinthians.

Having been struck down by injuries in recent seasons, Pato has struck prolific form in 2015 with 24 goals across all competitions. Dortmund are willing to pay 10 million euros to sign the former AC Milan forward, Xinhua reported on Friday.

The German club faces competition from Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Schalke, who are also said to be keen to sign the Brazil international.

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