Bayern Munich full Sommer deal to interchange injured Neuer

Bayern Munich have signed Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer from Borussia Monchengladbach to interchange injured Manuel Neuer, the German champions mentioned on Thursday.

The 34-yr-previous signed a contract to 2025 ending a weeks-prolonged frantic search by Bayern for a goalkeeper following Neuer’s harm.

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“Yann Sommer is a invaluable reinforcement as a outcome of he is internationally very expert and is aware of the Bundesliga as properly for simply a few years,” membership CEO Oliver Kahn mentioned.

“He brings all the pieces with the intention to have the power to contribute immediately to our success. we’re assured of reaching our targets with Yann Sommer.”

Germany worldwide Neuer broke a leg all by means of a snowboarding journey in December and underwent surgical procedure, ruling him out for the the rest of the season.

The 34-yr-previous Sommer, who helped Switzerland previous the group stage in final month’s World Cup, has been at Gladbach since 2014 and has performed inside the Champions League with each Basel and Gladbach.

“I look forward to my duties at Bayern, a large membership with pretty simply a few power,” Sommer mentioned in a membership assertion. “i am joyful with being an ingredient of Bayern. we have large challenges in entrance of us.”

He may very properly be thrown straight into movement with Bayern going by means of RB Leipzig inside the season restart on Friday.