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Bayern Munich signal England captain Harry Kane from Tottenham | Soccer Information

Kane leaves Sours after 19 years on the membership, the place he turned the second highest-scorer in Premier League historical past.

England captain Harry Kane has joined Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich from Premier League membership Tottenham Hotspur on a four-year deal, the German champions stated.

Bayern stated on Saturday that the 30-year-old striker was signed till 2027 after protracted talks between the 2 golf equipment.

“It’s not a goodbye since you by no means know the way issues pan out sooner or later,” Kane stated in a video on X, beforehand referred to as Twitter. “But it surely’s a thanks and I’ll see you quickly,” he added.

A reported price which might hit greater than 100 million kilos ($110m), the best switch price ever paid by a Bundesliga membership. The earlier report was the 80 million euros paid by Bayern to signal Lucas Hernandez from Atletico Madrid in 2019.

In a separate submit on X, the platform previously referred to as Twitter, Kane stated he and his household had acquired “an unbelievable welcome” in Munich and he couldn’t wait to get began.

Bayern kick off their season in a while Saturday within the Tremendous Cup towards RB Leipzig.


Kane, who handed his medical late on Friday, has spent most of his profession at Tottenham after becoming a member of their academy as an 11-year-old, scoring a membership report 280 objectives in over 430 appearances in all competitions however by no means received a serious trophy.

He’s additionally the second-highest Premier League scorer of all time with 213 objectives – 47 behind Alan Shearer – and with 58 objectives for his nation in 84 video games, Kane is England’s all-time main marksman.

“I’m comfortable to be right here,” Kane stated in membership interview. “I feel Bayern are one of many greatest golf equipment on the earth. I need to maintain bettering and pushing myself to be the easiest.”

“I felt it was the best step in my profession. [Bayern have] a very good successful tradition year-on-year,” he stated.

Signing Kane, who additionally brings a wealth of expertise and management qualities, means Bayern have lastly landed a striker to switch Robert Lewandowski who left for Barcelona in 2022.

The Bavarians struggled for objectives final season and solely narrowly received the league title after Borussia Dortmund unexpectedly did not win their final recreation at residence.

Bayern kick off their Bundesliga season towards Werder Bremen subsequent week.

Kane’s arrival additionally appears to enhance his personal probabilities of successful main silverware having failed to finish Tottenham’s 15-year trophy drought throughout his time on the membership. Spurs did not qualify for European soccer this season.

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