Bayern Munich’s Latest Signing Spotted Arriving at Club to Undergo Medicals and Complete Transfer
- Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer has been spotted arriving at Bayern Munich to complete his transfer to the Bundesliga champions.
- Bayern Munich agreed an €8 million deal to sign Sommer from Borussia Monchengladbach after first-choice goalkeeper Manuel Neuer broke his leg.
- Neuer has been ruled out for the rest of the season after injuring his leg while skiing during his holidays after the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Bayern Munich’s latest signing, Yann Sommer has landed at the Bavarian club as the goalkeeper has been spotted ahead of his impending move to the German champions.
Sommer was seen arriving at the Bayern Munich car park with the rest of his representatives ahead of his medicals with the Bundesliga champions.
According to Goal, after first-choice goalkeeper Manuel Neuer fractured his leg, Bayern Munich and Borussia Monchengladbach reached an €8million agreement to sign Sommer.
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The Swiss goalkeeper will complete his medical before becoming Bayern Munich's starting goalkeeper for the remainder of the season.
Sommer is expected to be a temporary solution for Bayern Munich’s goalkeeping crisis, at least until Neuer who has been sidelined for the rest of the season returns.
Nagelsmann confident Sommer will adjust easily
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich head coach, Julian Nagelsmann has jokingly said Yann Sommer will need just 15 minutes to adjust to the style of Bayern Munich, SB Nation reports.
Sommer is set to become the Bavarian club’s new first-choice goalkeeper and Manuel Neuer replacement for the season after Germany's number one suffered a fractured leg.
The 34-year-old was in the final six months of his contract with Borussia Monchengladbach before being approached by the Bundesliga champions who were in dire need of a goalkeeper.
Bayern Munich in negotiations Neuer replacement
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich’s search for a goalkeeper continues. The Bundesliga side are in desperate need of a first-choice keeper for the rest of the season following Manuel Neuer’s injury.
Neuer broke his leg during a skiing accident while on holiday and was ruled out for the rest of the season.
Bayern currently only has Sven Ulreich and Johannes Schenk on the books as backups. As noted by Transfermarket, Ulreich has only made three appearances this season.