Bayern Munich has confirmed the signing of German goalkeeper Alexander Nubel from Schalke 04 on Tuesday 30th June 2020. The Club confirms that Nubel has inked a contract with the Bavarians for the next five seasons.
A statement on the Bayern Munich’s website reads;
“FC Bayern and Alexander Nübel agreed on the terms of a transfer at the beginning of the year. The 23-year-old goalkeeper has now passed the obligatory medical examination.”
The 23-year-old was delighted to complete the move and says he would want to celebrate many successes at Germany’s most successful club.
The first impressions are very, very good. I wanted to take the next step. My goal is to improve steadily and celebrate many successes with FC Bayern.”
Club Sporting Director, Hasan Salihamidžić says the club is glad to have Nubel;
“We’re glad Alexander is with us now. He has decided to join FC Bayern, and we’re certain we’ll enjoy having him as our player. Alexander Nübel is one of the biggest goalkeeping talents, he’ll continue to improve at FC Bayern and make good progress. He’ll get every possible form of support from us.”
The shared the process of the signing via twitter too.
An agreement was reached for Alexander #Nübel to join #FCBayern earlier this year. The 23-year-old goalkeeper has now completed his medical and signed a five-year contract until 30th June 2025 with the record champions ✍️#MiaSanMia pic.twitter.com/XJ2aZPYLAD
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) June 30, 2020
Alexander Nubel started his senior club at Schalke 04 in 2016, conceding 69 goals in 46 Bundesliga matches. He joins Manuel Neuer who also joined the club from Schalke 04 in the goalkeeping department.