Bundesliga Joao Cancelo joins Bayern Munich from Manchester City

Joao Cancelo

FC Bayern Munich have announced the signing of Portuguese right-back Joao Cancelo on a loan deal until the end of the season from Manchester City.

The news of Cancelo leaving Man City broke up the internet on Monday.

However, several reports confirmed it and the Portuguese star quickly travelled to Munich where he underwent his medical.

It’s understood that the 28-year old is unhappy with Pep Guradiola’s methods at City with things getting very harsh between them before his departure.

“FC Bayern have signed Portugal international João 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”, the Bundesliga side’s statement reads.

Speaking after his move, Cancelo expressed delight and is eager to win titles with Bayern Munich.

“FC Bayern is a great club, one of the best in the world, and it’s enormous motivation for me to now play alongside these extraordinary players in a team”, he said.

“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.”

In addition, Manchester City reportedly included a €70m buy option in Cancelo’s loan move to Bayern Munich.

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