Bayern Munich have reached an settlement to signal RB Leipzig midfielder Marcel Sabitzer this summer season.
The 27-year-old has accomplished the last yr of his contract at Red Bull Arena, and when Bayern registered their curiosity in him, Sabitzer made it clear that he wished to be granted his want to be a part of the staff he supported as a youngster.
Sabitzer hopes to depart Leipzig / Martin Rose / Getty Images
An settlement on private phrases with Sabitzer has been on the desk for some time now, and in line with Sport Bild, the 2 groups have now lastly discovered a center floor on a switch charge.
Bayern and Leipzig have been in talks for the previous 48 hours and agreed on a charge of round 16 million euros (13.7 million kilos), and issues at the moment are anticipated to be accelerated earlier than the switch window closes.
For Sabitzer, this just isn’t solely a probability to play for the staff he supported as a youngster, however the Austrian may also be reunited with former Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann, who took over on the Allianz Arena this summer season.
It was throughout Nagelsmann that Sabitzer loved the perfect season of his profession. The 2019/20 marketing campaign yielded 16 objectives and 11 assists in all competitions for the Austrian, who adopted it up with 9 and 7 in 2020/21.
Sabitzer is now set to change into the fourth signing within the Nagelsmann period, after Leipzig man Dayot Upamecano and free transfers Omar Richards and Sven Ulreich in seals to the German champions.
The Austrian will provide extra competitors to Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich and Corentin Tolisso at the bottom of Bayern’s midfield, whereas offering protection in additional superior roles when wanted as effectively.
Nagelsmann would love to be a part of Sabitzer / Matthias Hangst / Getty Images
Both Goretzka and Tolisso have undergone the final years of their contracts on the membership, however talks about extensions have gone in drastically totally different instructions.
Goretzka is perceived orally to have agreed to a brand new five-year contract, however Tolisso has been tipped to let the deal go down and go free subsequent yr.