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.”
BREAKING: Bayern Munich have agreed deal with Shakhtar Donetsk for the transfer of Douglas Costa for €35m. [Sport1] pic.twitter.com/uJ5z48tzLX
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