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Bayern interested in signing Sokratis, Plettenberg reports

By Peter Weis   @PeterVicey

Sky Germany's Florian Plettenberg reports that FC Bayern München are considering signing Greek veteran Sokratis Papastathopoulos in their quest for some additional help in central defense. 
Sokratis Papastathopoulos
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Having decided against bringing in former star Jerome Boateng to help shore up the central defensive ranks, FC Bayern München are - according to Florian Plettenberg of Sky Germany - still considering bringing a veteran free-agent defender in on a free. Plettenberg reports that former Werder Bremen and Borussia Dortmund center back is under consideration.

The 25-year-old 90-times-capped Greek international has been without a club since his contract with Olympiacos Piraeus lapsed over the summer. Plettenberg claims that Sokratis - as he is colloquially known - is keen to join the German record champions as has rejected concrete interest from Real Betis Balompié in order to potentially sign with the FCB.

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