German giants Bayern Munich have added one other large identify signing this summer time beneath heralded tactician Julian Nagelsmann because the Rekordmeister have formally confirmed the signing of Dutch worldwide centre-back Matthijs de Ligt.
The Bavarians agreed to phrases with De Ligt two days in the past per stories from Romeo Agresti and have stumped up a substantial €70million assured charge with one other €10million in add-ons for the 22-year-old former AFC ajax academy graduate, who has signed on with Nagelsmann’s troops for an preliminary 5-years till 2027.
Official, confirmed. Bayern have now accomplished the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus on a 5-year deal till 2027. 🔴🤝 #FCBayern
Bayern pays €70m assured charge plus €10m in add-ons. pic.twitter.com/EZJKQ5j2Ri
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 19, 2022
After Bayern misplaced key centre-back and German worldwide Niklas Süle to fierce rivals Borussia Dortmund earlier this summer time, the requisition of a substitute was at all times one of many prime targets for Nagelsmann, with De Ligt now becoming a member of a centre-back core comprised of Dayot Upamecano, Lucas Hernández, Chris Richards, and teen Tanguy Nianzou, with Hernández the one possibility over the age of 23.
It was one other big-name transfer by Bayern this summer time after prizing Sadio Mané from Premier League runner-up Liverpool, whereas the summer time additionally included a double-Ajax swoop for proficient Dutch starlet Ryan Graveberch in addition to Moroccan worldwide right-back Moussair Mazraoui.
Bayern will nonetheless need to probably deal with how they substitute Robert Lewandowski after the Polish footballing icon swapped Bavaria for Catalunya when he accomplished his long-anticipated transfer to Barcelona.
Although the choice of utilizing one of many aforementioned Mané or Serge Gnabry as a center-forward beneath Nagelsmann in a profile that could possibly be just like the profitable utilization of Timo Werner at RB Leipzig, the query stays whether or not or not Bayern will as soon as once more courageous the summer time market earlier than the membership kicks-off it’s Bundesliga marketing campaign towards RBL within the DFL Tremendous Cup on 30 July.
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