Two weeks before their round of 16 first leg of the Champions League against PSG, Bayern are on the verge of registering a significant reinforcement, in the person of Joao Cancelo.
On February 14, PSG host Bayern in the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League. A poster that the German ogre should approach with a certain Joao Cancelo in his ranks, the Portuguese right side being on the verge of joining the Bundesliga from Manchester City according to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
« Bayern have completed the deal to sign Joao Cancelo! The deal is expected to be in the form of a loan with a €70m option to buy clause. Cancelo told Pep Guardiola he wanted to leave. Medical tests are scheduled for later in the evening “Writes the transfer window specialist on social networks. Videos of the Lusitanian international landing in Munich circulating on the Web.
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A rookie of choice for the Bavarians, forced to compose without the Moroccan Noussair Mazraoui and to appeal until then to the versatility of Benjamin Pavard or Josip Stanisic to defend the right lane. Able to evolve on both flanks, Joao Cancelo has worn the Citizens jersey since 2019 and a transfer concluded with Juve. He will be Bayern’s third winter reinforcement after Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer and Dutch central defender Daley Blind.