OFFICIAL – Ryan Gravenberch signs with Bayern Munich
The Dutch nugget Ryan Gravenberch leaves his club Ajax to sign for Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich has confirmed the signing of the very promising Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch. The Bavarian officials have been courting him for a while and they finally got their way.
The Bavarian club paid a sum of 19 million euros plus an additional 6 million euros as a bonus for the 20-year-old player, and Ajax also got a resale incentive of 7.5%. The duration of the contract of the Batave is five years.
Gravenberch is eager to add to his record of achievements
After confirming the news of his transfer, the Dutchman did not hesitate to praise his new team and said that he arrives in Bavaria to compete for the most prestigious trophies.
“Bayern is a great club,” he told Bild. “I think you have to win big titles here. That’s also what I expect. I’m happy to be here in Munich now.”
Bavarians pleased with acquisition
Sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic told Bild, “Ryan has signed. We have closed the deal and we are very, very happy that he is coming here. He is one of the greatest talents in Europe that everyone is looking for.”
“He has great qualities in midfield, great technique and he is able to solve situations even in tight spaces. He is also able to drive the ball with his dynamism, score goals and defend. He is a versatile player. He will take the next step here.”