Bastian Schweinsteiger joins Man U

London, July 12 (ANI): German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has ended his 17-year long love affair with Bayern Munich and will be joining Manchester United on a three-year contract subject to medical.

According to reports, it is believed that Schweinsteiger has told Bayern that he does not want to extend his contract, which goes up to 2016.

A club statement said that Manchester United were delighted to announce that they have reached an agreement with Bayern Munich to sign midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, subject to a medical and personal terms.

Bayern’s chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge also confirmed, saying that they have reached an agreement with Manchester United over a transfer, the BBC reported.

He further said that it was regrettable because Bastian meant a great deal to the club.

Schweinsteiger, who made his debut in 2002, has made 536 appearances for Bayern. (ANI)

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