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Bayern Munich confirm first signing for the new season

FC Bayern München

FC Bayern Munich have confirmed their first signing for the new season. The German giants have secured the services of talented German U-21 international Jan Kirchhoff.

Kirchhoff will join the Bavarians on a free transfer from league rivals 1. FSV Mainz 05 and he will be awarded a contract until 2016.

The talented youngster can be fielded as a centre back and/or defensive midfielder. He has played 51 Bundesliga matches so far and he has earned 17 caps for the German U-21 national team.