The Bayern Munich may have found the successor of Manuel Neuer after confirming this Saturday the signing, from next season, of the young Alexander Nübel, currently in Schalke 04 and will arrive free at the Bavarian club next summer (boreal).
The international U23, which had refused in mid-December to renew with Schalke, will sign five years with Bayern, the club said in a statement.
This announcement puts an end to the rumors concerning one of the goalkeepers with the greatest future in Germany, although it runs the risk of being in the shadow of the fireproof Manuel Neuer, who after two seasons with many injuries is again at its best level.
In fact, Neuer He should renew his current contract for two more seasons, which ends in June 2021.
At 33, the captain of the Bayern and from the German team, which also arrived in Bavaria from the Schalke in 2011, will mentor the young Nübel, who lacks experience at a high level.
Nübel will charge around 5.5 million euros per season, reported SID, the AFP sports subsidiary, less than what Schalke had offered to renew (about 7 million annually).
According to reports, Manuel Neuer will refuse to give minutes to the new goalkeeper of the German team. The intention of the Bavarian team is to dispute 15 games next season, but the World Champion does not want it that way.