Official: Bayern Munich sign new Xabi Alonso from Lyon


Bayern Munich has secured the services of French international midfielder Corentin Tolisso on a five-year deal from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon.

It’s a massive move for the 22-year-old, who had been linked with Juventus in the January transfer window.

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Before that, he was of interest to Napoli, while Milan made a timid approach a few weeks ago.

Lyon confirms the deal was worth €41.5m plus €6m bonuses.

“I had a wonderful time at Lyon, and I’m very thankful for that. Now I’m really pleased to be at one of the best clubs in Europe. I have great aims for my time at FC Bayern. Today is a great day for me.”

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