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Breaking: Bayern wrap up Renato Sanches and Hummels deals

Published 05/10/2016, 7:34 AM EDT

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In a sensational double swoop by the German Giants, Renato Sanches and Mats Hummels have completed their moves to Bayern Munich and will move to the Allianz Arena this summer.

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Benfica Midfielder Renato Sanches was targeted by many top european clubs lately but Bayern Munich have snatched him from their clutches for a reported €35 million. The summer transfer window doesn’t open until July 1 but the Bavarians couldn’t afford to lose the promising 18-year-old.

And when it looked like there couldn’t be any more surprises, Bayern pulled another rabbit out of the hat by confirming that Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels will also be joining them after the conclusion of the current campaign putting end to a protracted and a rather ugly transfer saga.


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Both players have signed deals till 2021.



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A club statement released by the club quoted Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge as saying:

“Renato Sanches is a dynamic, technically-gifted midfielder who is strong in the tackle and will strengthen our squad.”


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“Mats is one of the world’s best centre backs. He will increase the quality of our team even more.”


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Dhruv George


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