Hertha Berlin's Jordan Torunarigha is one of the Bundesliga's most exciting defensive prospects. - © imago / Eisenhuth
Hertha Berlin's Jordan Torunarigha is one of the Bundesliga's most exciting defensive prospects. - © imago / Eisenhuth
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Jordan Torunarigha: Hertha Berlin's answer to Jerome Boateng

Having passed his school leaving exams the day after making his Bundesliga debut for Hertha Berlin in early 2017, Jordan Torunarigha clearly has the brains to go with his undisputed brawn, making it little surprise he is being touted as a future Germany international.

Jordan Torunarigha

Age: 20
Club: Hertha Berlin
Position: Centre-back
Nationality: Germany (one U21 cap)

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The 6'2" defender signed his first professional contract in December 2016 and was handed his Bundesliga debut in February 2017, coming on as a late substitute in a 1-0 win over Ingolstadt. His first start followed against Borussia Mönchengladbach a few of weeks later and  shortly after that he netted his maiden top-flight goal in a 2-0 triumph over Darmstadt. The Chemnitz native made a further 12 outings in the 2017/18 campaign and scored the second goal of his senior career in a 3-1 win over Hannover 96 on Matchday 16

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