Douglas Costa close to sealing Bayern Munich transfer

Douglas Costa close to sealing Bayern Munich transfer

Douglas Costa is close to joining Bayern Munich, according to Shakhtar boss Mircea Lucescu.

Shakhtar Donetsk and Brazil star Douglas Costa is in talks with Bayern Munich over a €35 million transfer. The Ukranian giant’s boss Lucescu confirmed talks have been taking place since the winter.

Douglas Costa, 24, is seen as a potential replacement for Bayern star Arjen Robben.

Lucescu was quoted saying – “I see him taking on Robben’s role, he has a similar profile,”. He went onto add – “He’s only 24 years old, so he could reach his level in the coming years.”

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