Manchester United continues to lead the market for summer transfers. A year after spending nearly 200 million, the Reds appear again decided to invest heavily to continue the overhaul of their team. After Memphis Depay Dutch and Italian Matteo Darmian is a big piece that has been attracted by the mythical band of northern England in this transfer window: Bastian Schweinsteiger midfielder. German land 30 years old leaving the club of his life, Bayern Munich, where he played in the first team for 13 seasons. “Manchester United is proud to announce that an agreement has been reached with Bayern Munich for the signing of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, subject to the success of the medical examination and a personal agreement,” reads the official website of United.
In the absence of official amount, the British media amounted to a little over € 20 million transfer. An amount that seems reasonable for an experienced element, world champion with Germany in 2014, which should bring a lot in midfield MU, weakness of the English club from Paul Scholes retired or decline a player like Michael Carrick. On the side of Old Trafford, “Schweini” does not disembark into the unknown since there will thus find his former coach in Bavaria, Dutchman Louis van Gaal.
Schweinsteiger wanted “still make something new before the end of his “and” career we have agreed on the transfer with Manchester, things are clear “and” a serious and fair solution “for both clubs was found, said club president German champion Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, during a press briefing.