German giants Bayern Munich have officially announced the signing of 2019 U-17 midfielder Daniel Francis on a three year contract as first reported by OwngoalNigeria.com.
The 18 year old has been with their world team for the last two years and has now made the step to the Bayern Munich main set up becoming the first Nigerian to sign for the German giants.
“Daniel .ed his way to the fore during his time in the FC Bayern World Squad and acted very conspicuously in the test games. He’s attracted the interest of a number of clubs, so we’re delighted he’s signed and that he can now gain match practice at Austria Klagenfurt. We have already had good experiences with Klagenfurt at Timossi Andersson. Liu has also been t. for six months and is developing well,” emphasizes Jochen Sauer, Head of the FC Bayern Campus.
As also reported by this portal, he will spend the rest of the season on loan to Austrian side Klagenfurt, the club also announced his loan deal hoping he develops as projected.
“With Daniel we get a highly talented lad who, despite his young age, behaves very cleverly on the pitch. He is robust, technically strong and has a good pace. I’m convinced that he can take the next step in his career at Austria and come as a surprise this season,” says sporting director Matthias Imhof about Francis on the club’s website.