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
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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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