Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich have completed the signing of two German international Niklas süle and Sebastian Rudy from Hoffenheim.
Bayern Munich beats off competitions from top clubs like Chelsea in pursuit of the highly rated defender, he was secured for a reported fee of £17.5million and signing a five-year deal, while Sebastian Rudy who moves from a free transfer signed a three-year contract binding him to the club until 2020.
According to the club official site Fcbayern.com, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said:
“We’re very satisfied and delighted Niklas Süle and Sebastian is joining us. Signing two Germany internationals is an investment in FC Bayern’s future. Sebastian Rudy joins us on a free transfer. In the case of Niklas Süle, we have reached a fair and serious agreement with TSG Hoffenheim.”
“It’s an absolute dream for me to go to Munich. FC Bayern is one of the greatest clubs in the world,” said Rudy. “In terms of it being a farewell I feel a little wistful too,” declared Hoffenheim’s home-grown talent Süle, but also pointed to the great chance of “maturing further with one of the best teams in the world. Rummenigge added.
Niklas Süle who is just 21-years old has been an influential part of Hoffenheim’s squad and his performances in the centre defence have sparked the interest of top European clubs such as Chelsea, Luckily the Bavarian were fast to chase down and get him committed to the club.