Official: Bayern Munich to sign Germany rising star Kimmich

The midfielder, who won the European Under-19 Championship last year, will join the Bundesliga champions at the end of the season

Bayern Munich have announced that rising Germany star Joshua Kimmich will join the club at the end of the season.

The defensive midfielder, who is currently on loan at 2. Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, has agreed a five-year contract with the German champions after Bayern and parent club Stuttgart settled on an undisclosed fee.

The 19-year-old will join Pep Guardiola’s side on July 1 this year.

#FCBayern and VfB Stuttgart have reached an agreement for the transfer of Joshua #Kimmich on 1st July 2015. More to follow later…

— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) January 2, 2015

Kimmich, who has represented Germany at every youth level up in his early career, was part of the Under-19 side which won the European Championship last year.

He has made 14 appearances in all competitions so far this season, registering two assists.

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