Bayern Munich sign Vancouver Whitecaps wonderkid Alphonso Davies in MLS record £10m deal

BAYERN MUNICH have signed teenage sensation Alphonso Davies from Vancouver Whitecaps.

The 17-year-old jock can move to the Bundesliga giants for £10million that may rise to £14m once undergoing a medical and finalising the switch in City of Brotherly Love.

Alphonso Davies has joined Bayern Munich
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Davies makes history by becoming the most expensive player to be sold by an MLS franchise, his deal eclipses Jozy Altidore’s £5.85m switch from the New York Red Bulls to Villarreal in 2008.

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the Bayern CEO, confirmed the signing and revealed Davies will move to Bavaria at the turn of the year.

He said: “He’s already signed but has to pass his medical.

“We will come to Europe on January 1 when he is 18 and play for Bayern Munich.”

Alphonso Davies becomes the most expensive MLS export in history
Bayern boss Nico Kovac is excited to work with Alphonso Davies next year
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New Munich manager Niko Kovac is delighted to have beaten a host of European teams for his signature.

Kovac said:”He’s very young, and he’s very talented. Lots of clubs want to have him.

“He’s a young player, and young players, when they are as good as him, are very expensive because a lot of clubs are interested in him.

The Ghana-born attacker moved to Canada with his family as refugees in 2005.

Davies created his debut for the Whitecaps 2 years past aged fifteen years six months to become the second youngest player behind Freddy Adu to create his MLS bow.

Last year Davies passed his Canadian citizenship take a look at and created his senior debut against Curacao to become the youngest ever player to feature for Canada’s senior team.



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