Munich (dpa) - Bayern has made the lending business with the Croatian Vice World Champion Ivan Perisic perfect.
The German football champion first brought the 30-year-old striker from Inter Milan for one season, but then has the option to firmly commit him. The Munich confirmed after the striker had passed the medical check the day before.
"Ivan will help us immediately with his many years of experience at an international top level," said sports director Hasan Salihamidzic, according to the announcement. "He is technically strong and flexible in the offensive." Because national player Leroy Sané of Manchester United as a Munich wish transfer last injured severely on the cruciate ligament, the Bavarian looked for alternatives.
Financial details about Perisic did not make the club public. According to reports, the Croatian costs about five million euros in lending fee, with a fixed commitment of actually still 2022 to Inter bound professionals would come to 20 million euros.
Perisic was a wish of head coach Niko Kovac, who knows him from his time as national coach. The pro himself returns to the Bundesliga, where he already played for Borussia Dortmund (2011-12) and VfL Wolfsburg (2013-15).
"I am very happy to be back in Germany," the attacker was quoted as saying. "Bayern is one of the largest clubs in Europe. We want to attack not only in the Bundesliga and in the DFB Cup, but also in the Champions League. »
Perisic is the fourth Bayern signing for the upcoming season after French World Champion defenders Lucas Hernandez and Benjamin Pavard, as well as offspring striker Fiete Arp. A debut beckons him on Friday for the Bundesliga start against Hertha BSC.
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