Bayern beckons for World Cup winner Pavard
Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich on 1 July 2019
World Cup winner to make the move from Stuttgart
Pavard's Round of 16 stunner was voted Goal of the Tournament by fans
Bayern Munich have today announced that FIFA World Cup winner Benjamin Pavard will join the club from Stuttgart on 1 July 2019.
The 22-year-old French defender, who can operate at centre-back or right-back, has agreed a five-year deal with the current German Bundesliga champions.
Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic confirmed the news from the club’s training camp in Qatar.
Pavard impressed as Didier Deschamps’ side claimed a second world title in Russia last year.
His stunner in France’s 4-3 comeback win over Argentina was chosen by fans around the world as the Hyundai Goal of the Tournament.