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Manchester United sign Sabitzer from Bayern



Marcel Sabitzer joined Bayern Munich from RB Leipzig in the summer of 2021

Manchester United have signed Austrian Marcel Sabitzer on loan from German league leaders Bayern Munich until June 2023.

The Austrian midfielder has made 443 career club appearances across Europe, including 54 since joining FC Bayern Munich in August 2021.

Previously he was club captain of RB Leipzig. He has 68 full international caps for the Austria national team.

“Sometimes in life you have to make quick and important decisions. From the moment I heard about this opportunity I knew it was right for me,” Marcel Sabitzer told Manchester United website.


“I am a competitive player; I want to win and help the club achieve its aims this season.

“I feel that I am at my peak as a player, and that I can contribute a lot of experience and energy to the squad. I am excited to start with my new team-mates and manager and to show my qualities to Manchester United fans.”

Speaking on the signing, John Murtough, Manchester United Football Director, said: “Marcel is a player that we have watched for a long time. The opportunity arose quickly, and we knew that he was someone with the ability and character to make an impact.

“He adds further quality to our squad and experience to the dressing room, and all of us are pleased to be welcoming him to Manchester United,” he said.

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