Striker Harry Kane has joined Bayern Munich ahead of the 2023-24 German Bundesliga.
Kane previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League.
What Harry Kane said
“I’m very happy to be a part of FC Bayern now. Bayern is one of the biggest clubs in the world, and I’ve always said that I want to compete and prove myself at the highest level during my career. This club is defined by its winning mentality – it feels very good to be here,” said Kane.
“There have been so many great moments and special memories; memories I will cherish forever at Tottenham.
“I felt this was the time to leave. I didn’t want to go into the season with a lot of unresolved talk.
“I think it’s important for the new manager and the players to concentrate on trying to get Tottenham back to around the top of the table and fighting for trophies.
“It’s not a goodbye because you never know how things will pan out in the future.”
What Bayern Munich said about Kane
Bayern Munich are the reigning German Bundesliga champions. They have won the title a record 11 consecutive seasons. Kane has signed a contract until until 30 June 2027 with Bayern Munich.
“Welcome to Munich, Harry Kane. We;re very happy about this top-quality new arrival. The transfer required tenacity, bite and perseverance – my compliments to all those involved in these negotiations at FC Bayern, led by our CEO Jan-Christian Dreesen. Harry Kane will not only strengthen FC Bayern, but also be a real asset to the entire Bundesliga,” added FC Bayern president Herbert Hainer.
When will Kane debut for Bayern?
Kane will likely debut for Bayern Munich in Saturday’s Supercup fixture against RB Leipzig.
Dreesen concluded: “It has been a long process, but now we’re all the happier that Harry Kane will be wearing the Bayern Munich shirt with immediate effect.
“Harry Kane was our absolute dream player right from the start. He is a perfect fit for us and the club’s DNA in terms of both football and character.
“World-class centre forwards have always been an important factor when FC Bayern has celebrated its greatest triumphs, and we’re convinced that Harry Kane will continue this success story. Our fans can look forward to one of the best goalscorers of our time.”