Back to back signings for FC Bayern Munich: Benfica’s Renato Sanches and Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels

What a stunner 33-minute interval confirmation of a back to back signing!

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Emotions. An elated Renato Sanches (Benfica) and a frustrated Mats Hummels (Dortmund)

According to sources, Bayern announced Sanches’ five year deal yesterday, May 10th around 11:09 CET. Thirty-three minutes later, the Bavarian giant released news of the transfer completion of former youth player and Borussia Dortmund Captain Mats Hummels.

Sanches, an 18-year-old Benfica midfielder was signed for a 35 million Euros + 45 million Euros in possible bonuses making it an 80 million euro price tag.

On one hand, Hummels did pen a five year contract as well, returning to his youth club after his seven year tenure as Borussia Dortmund center back. Bayern Munich did not release the details of this transfer.

As of this writing, this is how the squad will look (photo courtesy of Facebook’s Soccer Memes) in the 2016-2017 season with Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti at the helm:

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