Douglas Costa Shakhtar confirm transfer to Bayern

Thu, 02.07.2015 19:34

Kiev/ Ukraine in Arabic/ Bayern Munich have added an additional option to their midfield by buying pacy Brazil international Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk on a five-year deal, the German champions said on Wednesday (July 1)

Bayern did not publish financial details but Shakhtar said the Bundesliga side had agreed to pay 30 million euros (USD 33.3 million) for the 24-year-old, who joined the Ukrainian club from Gremio in 2010.

"A dream has come true for me today," Douglas said on Bayern's website after signing his contract.

"I'm proud to become a player for Bayern, following in the footsteps of so many magnificent Brazilian players. I'm looking forward to playing for this magnificent team and will do everything I can to fulfil the expectations placed in me."

Under coach Pep Guardiola, Bayern strolled to a third straight Bundesliga title last season, and their 25th German league crown overall.



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