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Bayern Munich close to sealing deal for €40m star signing

German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/06/2017

German Champion Bayern Munich is close to signing Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso for a huge fee of €40m as they prepare for life without Xabi Alonso.

The French starlet is seen to have extreme potential at only the age of 22-years-old and that has clearly impressed Bavarian.

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Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, and Juventus were all thought to be interested in signing the player but the German giants are seemingly close.

This comes from L’Equipe who claim that formal negotiations are underway and there is an expectation a deal will be closed.

Tolisso has impressed for Lyon color this season both in France and on the European stage at the Europa League.