By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Official: Bayern sign Cancelo from Manchester City

Joao Cancelo is officially a Bayern Munich player.
Bayern Munich have officially confirmed the signing of Joao Cancelo from Manchester City.

The Portuguese right-back joins the German champions on a six-month loan deal with an option to buy.

"We are very happy that João Cancelo will be playing for FC Bayern with immediate effect. We have him on loan now and in the summer we will have the opportunity to sign him permanently," commented Bayern board member for sport Hasan Salihamidzic.

"João is one of the players we have been thinking about on and off for quite a while because we really appreciate his qualities. With his attacking style of play and his dynamism, he fits perfectly into our system, and with his mentality and experience, he also fits in very well with our team. I am convinced that João will help us in the coming weeks and months when we want to win titles."

Cancelo, 28, said:

"FC Bayern is a great club, one of the best clubs in the world, and it is a huge motivation for me to now be in a team together with these exceptional players. I know that this club and this team lives for titles and wins titles every year. I am also driven by the hunger for success - I will give my best for FC Bayern."

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