Bayern are closing in on a deal to acquire the Stuttgart defender

Football news 12 june 2024, 15:36
Liam Carter Dailysports's expert Liam Carter
Bayern are closing in on a deal to acquire the Stuttgart defender Photo: x.com/FabrizioRomano

Bayern Munich are getting closer to closing the deal to acquire Stuttgart defender Hiroki Ito, according to Fabrizio Romano.

According to the source, Bayern are in the final stages of negotiations with Stuttgart. The 25-year-old Japanese defender has already agreed in principle to change clubs, the parties are discussing the final details about the terms of the agreement.

The Japanese defender has been playing for the Swabians since 2022. At one time, the defender cost the German club for a very modest amount - 400 thousand euros.

In the season 2023/24 Ito took part in 29 matches in all tournaments, recording 2 assists.

The contract of the Japanese with the Swabians is valid until 2027. Transfermarkt estimates the player in 30 million euros.

Earlier, it was reported that Bayern intends to say goodbye to his defender and has already found his replacement.

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