Bayern Munich sign Ivan Perisic on loan from Inter Milan

first_imgBayern Munich sign Ivan Perisic on loan from Inter MilanFIFA World Cup 2018 finalist Ivan Perisic has been snapped up by Bayern Munich. The Bundesliga champions have an option to buy him next season.advertisement Next Reuters BerlinAugust 13, 2019UPDATED: August 13, 2019 15:46 IST Ivan Perisic will play for Bayern Munich in the upcoming season (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBayern Munich have an option to buy Perisic next seasonPerisic’s signing comes after after a widely expected move by Manchester City’s Leroy Sane fell throughIvan will instantly help us with his top level experience: Bayern sports director Hasan SalihamidzicBundesliga champions Bayern Munich signed Croatia winger Ivan Perisic on loan for a season from Inter Milan on Tuesday after a widely expected move by Manchester City’s Leroy Sane fell through due to the player’s knee injury.A 2018 World Cup finalist, Perisic, who also played for Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga between 2011 and 2015, will play for Bayern starting on Friday.Bayern have an option to buy him next season.The Croat, 30, will reinforce Bayern’s wings along with Serge Gnabry and Kingsley Coman following the departures of veterans Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery.Coman has also been plagued by serious injuries since joining the Bavarians two years ago.”Ivan will instantly help us with his top level experience,” said Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic in a statement.”He is skilled and is flexible up front. I am certain he will quickly integrate because he knows the Bundesliga and also our coach Niko Kovac.”Bayern had publicly expressed an interest to sign City winger Sane but the 23-year-old Germany international tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield win over Liverpool at Wembley earlier this month.The German champions, beaten by Dortmund in the German Super Cup earlier this month, kick off their Bundesliga campaign against Hertha Berlin on Friday.Also Read | Liverpool’s Alisson Becker out injured for ‘next few weeks’: Juergen KloppAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Ivan PerisicFollow Bayern MunichFollow Inter MilanFollow German Bundesligalast_img read more