Bayern Munich have completed the signings of Benfica’s midfielder Renato Sanches and Borussia Dortmund’s defender Mats Hummels. Th...
Bayern Munich have completed the signings of Benfica’s midfielder Renato Sanches and Borussia Dortmund’s defender Mats Hummels.
The 18-year-old Portuguese international Sanches will cost Bayern €35m while the fee for the Germany defender is undisclosed.
Both players have signed five-year deals. Europe’s top 10 football transfer targets under the age of 23 Read more Sanches was wanted by several top clubs, including Manchester United, but the Bundesliga winners won the race.
The player completed a medical on Monday in Munich and the club’s CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, said:
“We have been keeping an eye on Renato Sanches for a long time now and we are very happy to have signed him despite a lot of competition for him.
Hummels has also joined the Bavarians from rivals Dortmund signing till 2021. The 25 year old defender who grew up in Munich, had one year left on his contract with Dortmund.
“We are delighted that Mats Hummels has decided to join FC Bayern,” said Rummenigge.
Bayern have already won the Bundesliga this season but lost their Champions League semi-final against Atlético Madrid. The coach, Pep Guardiola, will leave the club in the summer and be replaced by Carlo Ancelotti.