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Bayern's Vidovic also joins Vitesse on loan

By Peter Vice   @ViceytheSS

Bayern attacking prospect Gabriel Vidovic officially became the second Bundesliga player to join Dutch outfit SBV Vitesse in as many days on Tuesday afternoon. 
Gabriel Vidovic
Gabriel VidovicSBV Vitesse
SBV Vitesse's poaching of a prospect Bayern München's Bundesliga competitors Borussia Mönchengladbach were interested in is now complete. The FCB';s 18-year-old Croatian youth international joins Bartosz Bialek of VfL Wolfsburg as the second Bundesliga player to head to SBV Vitesse on loan in as many days. Vitesse are coached by German trainer Thomas Letsch, who worked for years in the RB system.

"Gabriel has proven with his fine performances in training camp and was deservedly a part of our senior squad," FCB sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic noted in a statement, "Having together considered the question of what the best place for his development is, Vitesse is a very recognized European address for the development of talent. Examples like Mason Mount or Martin Ödegaard show that."

Vidovic was given immediately the no. 10 tricot in a rather ornate signing cerememony. The club's management hailed the youngster as "an incredibly creative technical player and a hard worker."

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