Official: Bayern Munich sign Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk for £21.3m

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Official: Bayern Munich sign Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk for £21.3m

The 24-year-old has signed a five-year contract with Pep Guardiola’s side and will wear the number 11 jersey

Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Shakhtar Donetsk attacker Douglas Costa for €30 million (£21.3m).

The 24-year-old has signed a contract that will run until 2020 with the Bundesliga champions and has been handed the number 11 jersey.

Costa, who has been capped nine times by Brazil, is an additional wide option for Pep Guardiola after Bayern were hampered by injuries to Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery last season.

“For me, today a dream came true. I am proud to play for Bayern, a club where many famous Brazilians have played before,” said Costa.

“I am looking forward to being a part of a great team and I will do everything to meet the expectations.”

Bayern sporting director Matthias Sammer said: “Douglas Costa will be an addition for our team. He…

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