Salihamidzic confirms Mazraoui transfer: „We’re glad he chose us“
Bayern Munich have successfully completed their first summer transfer for the first squad. Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic confirmed the deal on Wednesday.
German magazine “kicker” already announced the Mazraoui deal as a deal done today. The Moroccan has been offered a 4-year contract with the German record champions. Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic has now “officially confirmed” the transfer.
The 45-year-old commented on “Tageszeitung” as follows: “He is the type of player that all of Europe was looking for. We are very glad that he has decided to stay with us for the next few years. He is a player who will help us and strengthen our team.“
According to Salihamidzic, only the last details are missing before Bayern announce the transfer: “We are in the final phase. It is looking good. He’s a player who has performed very well in recent years. He’s someone who brings something refreshing – we know how tough the market for a right-back is.”
Mazraoui is considered Julian Nagelsmann’s dream player. In the competition for the defender, Bayern prevailed against FC Barcelona, Manchester United, and Borussia Dortmund, among others. According to „BILD“, Mazraoui will be learning 8 million euros a year in Munich. Bonus payments can increase his salary to up to 9.5 million euros.