Wolfsburg make Junior Malanda tribute ahead of Dortmund final

Junior Malanda and a Wolfsburg shirt
Junior Malanda made his Wolfsburg debut in February 2014 and died in January 2015

The new Wolfsburg kit will feature a special tribute to former player Junior Malanda, who died in January.

The German club were stunned when Belgian Malanda was killed in a car accident, aged 20, on 10 January.

Hannover shirt
Hannover 96 featured the late Robert Enke's number in 2009

Players across Europe paid tribute and the club will now have a green heart with Malanda's squad number - 19 - within it on their home shirt.

The Wolves will wear the shirt in Saturday's German Cup final against Borussia Dortmund.

It's not the first time a German club has featured the squad number of a late player on their shirt, with Hannover 96 incorporating the number one on their strip to honour goalkeeper Robert Enke in 2009.

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