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Bayern inquired about Schmeichel

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Bild reports that Bayern Munich had lined up Kasper Schmeichel as an alternative to Yann Sommer.
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Yesterday, Bayern Munich finally confirmed the signing of Yann Sommer, who has arrived from Gladbach to replace the long-term injured Manuel Neuer.

Bild now reports that the German champions had a prominent alternative lined up in case the deal failed.

Per the German tabloid, Bayern had inquired about Kasper Schmeichel, who had signalled interest in a move from Nice to Allianz Arena.

However, Bayern ultimately managed to get a deal for Sommer over the line for a transfer fee of up to €9.5 million.

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