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Man Utd switch information: Marcel Sabitzer completes mortgage transfer from Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich midfielder Marcel Sabitzer in the Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt
Marcel Sabitzer joined Bayern Munich from Leipzig in the summertime of 2021

Manchester United have accomplished the signing of Austrian midfielder Marcel Sabitzer from Bayern Munich on mortgage.

The 28-year-old joins Erik ten Hag’s squad till the tip of the season following Christian Eriksen’s long-term damage and short-term drawback for Scott McTominay.

Sabitzer has performed 54 matches for Bayern Munich since becoming a member of in August 2021.

“Generally it’s a must to make fast, essential choices in life,” Sabitzer mentioned.

“From the second I heard about this chance, I knew it was proper for me. I’m a aggressive participant and I need to win and assist the membership obtain its targets this season.”

“I really feel at my peak as a participant and may contribute a number of expertise and power to the crew.

“I am excited to get began with my new team-mates and supervisor and present my qualities to the Manchester United followers.”

And Sabitzer, who was beforehand captain of RB Leipzig, made 443 appearances for golf equipment throughout Europe.

He additionally scored 12 targets in 68 matches for Austria.

With out Eriksen, who’s dominated out till the tip of April with an ankle damage, and McTominay, there are solely two appropriate midfielders left – Casemiro and Fred – for the upcoming matches towards Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace.

United stayed in all 4 competitions and face Forest at Outdated Trafford on Wednesday within the Carabao Cup semi-finals, with a 3-0 benefit from the primary leg.

At Tuesday’s press convention, the United boss mentioned it was “troublesome” to shut any offers on the deadline – however he’s well-known at Bayern Munich for his stint as second-team coach there.

United additionally signed Dutch striker Wout Weghorst on mortgage for the remainder of the season from Burnley earlier within the January window.

United introduced early on Wednesday that defender Axel Tuanzebe has joined Stoke Metropolis on mortgage till the tip of the season.

The 25-year-old spent the primary half of final season on mortgage at Aston Villa, and the second half on mortgage at Serie A membership Napoli.

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