Schweinsteiger to join Manchester United from Bayern Munich
Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger will join Manchester United next season, Bayern Munich’s chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed in a press conference on Saturday.
Rummenigge said Bayern and United have already agreed on an undisclosed transfer fee for the 30-year-old defensive midfielder, who has made 536 appearances for Bayern since his debut in 2002.
Schweinsteiger informed the German champions on Friday he wanted a change of scenery after 17 years and is expected to sign a three-year contract with the Red Devils.
“Bastian and I had a serious conversation on Friday and he told me he has been thinking about his career and wants to try something new,” said Rummenigge. “He asked me to find a way and things between Manchester United and Bayern Munich have been clarified, we have agreed on a fair transfer fee. “We have taken into account that Bastian is a very deserving player.