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Bayern agree to buy midfielder Thiago from Barcelona
July 14, 2013 / 6:22 PM / 4 years ago

Bayern agree to buy midfielder Thiago from Barcelona

MADRID (Reuters) - Bayern Munich have agreed to buy Barcelona’s Spain Under-21 midfielder Thiago Alcantara for a fee of 25 million euros (21.5 million pounds), the two clubs said on Sunday.

Barcelona's Thiago Alcantara celebrates a goal against Real Zaragoza's Rodri during their Spanish first division soccer league match at La Romareda stadium in Zaragoza, April 14, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Thiago, who will join up again with former Barca coach Pep Guardiola, would have a medical in Munich in the next few days before signing a four-year contract, Bayern said on their website (

Reporting by Iain Rogers; Editing by Sonia Oxley

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