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Bayern show interest in Joao Cancelo

By Henrik Petersen

Bayern München are said to be interested in taking Manchester City's Joao Cancelo on loan in January.

Joao Cancelo playing for Portugal.
Joao Cancelo playing for Portugal.Photo: Catherine Kõrtsmik/CC-by-SA 2.0

Bayern München are looking into the possibility of bringing Joao Cancelo to Germany on loan from Manchester City in January, according to Bild.

The German champions have targeted the 25-year-old, who has been limited to just six league appearances for Manchester City this season, as they're looking for a right-back in January.

Bringing in a new player for the right-back position would make it possible to play Joshua Kimmich permanently in midfield and move Benjamin Pavard to his favorite position in central defence.

Manchester City paid €65 million to sign Cancelo from Juventus in the summer.

Bayern have also been linked with Monaco's Benjamin Henrichs.

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