Shinji Kagawa to join Monaco on loan from Borussia Dortmund

Shinji Kagawa is eager to end his second stay with Borussia Dortmund
Image: Shinji Kagawa is about to leave Borussia Dortmund for a second time

Former Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa is set to join Monaco on loan from Borussia Dortmund until the end of the season, Sky Germany are reporting.

The French club will have an option to buy the Japan international who has a contract with the German club until 2020.

Kagawa rejoined Dortmund from United in 2014 but has made just four appearances this season.

He will be the Principality club's sixth signing of the window following the arrivals of William Vainqueur, Cesc Fabregas, Naldo, Gelson Martinez and Fode Ballo-Toure.

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Monaco are 19th in Ligue 1 and have recently replaced Thierry Henry with their former coach Leonardo Jardim.

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