(MENAFN) Bayern Munich completed transfer of Portuguese fullback Joao Cancelo on a loan deal coming from Manchester City on Tuesday, on the last day of the transfer window.
"FC Bayern have signed Portugal international Joao Cancelo on loan from Manchester City. The 28-year-old full-back moves to Munich on an initial deal through to the end of the current season," Bayern Munich stated in the announcement.
Cancelo expressed that he is very eager to play next to so many skillful stars at the German giants and he promised to give 100 percent with his new team.
"I know that this club, this team lives for titles and wins titles every year. I'm also driven by the hunger for success. I'll give my best for FC Bayern," Cancelo stated.
Bayern Munich's board member for sport, Hasan Salihamidzic, who is also a former Bayern player, said they are "very happy" to add Cancelo to the team and praised the Portuguese international for his abilities on the pitch.
Bayern Munich's board member for sport, Hasan Salihamidzic, who is also a former Bayern player shared his positive opinion around the transfer saying, "We've signed him on loan now and have the possibility of signing him permanently in the summer. Joao is a player we've been thinking about for a while now because we very much appreciate his qualities. He's the optimal fit in our system with his attacking style of play and dynamism, and his mentality and experience fit very well in our team."
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