15 July, 2013 - 13:42

Thiago Alcantara follows former coach Pep Guardiola

Thiago Alcantara follows former coach Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich have added another midfield option to their squad after signing Spain U-21 international Thiago Alcantara from Barcelona.

“Thiago Alcantara was the great wish of our new coach Pep Guardiola,” Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said.
“We are delighted that we have been able to seal this great transfer,” added the former Bayern and Germany player.
“He is a fantastic player with great promise who will strengthen FC Bayern.”

Thiago has long been on a transfer list linked with some of Europeant giants and Manchester United in particular but opted to join his former coach Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich.

The reported transfer fee is £21.6m.

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Author: Leon Smolski

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18 July 2013, 14:45

Can't wait to see Bayern in action :) And really-really worrying for Barca..

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