03 Jun '11, 9am

Football: Bayern Munich in talks for Japan teen Usami: TOKYO - BUNDESLIGA giants Bayern Munich are in talks to a...

Football: Bayern Munich in talks for Japan teen Usami: TOKYO - BUNDESLIGA giants Bayern Munich are in talks to a...

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are in talks to acquire Japanese teen striker Takashi Usami, a bright prospect for Japan's 2014 World Cup campaign, his J-League club Gamba Osaka said on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP TOKYO - BUNDESLIGA giants Bayern Munich are in talks to acquire Japanese teen striker Takashi Usami, a bright prospect for Japan's 2014 World Cup campaign, his J-League club Gamba Osaka said on Friday. 'It is true that Bayern Munich have approached us about Usami. But at this stage we have no formal announcement to make. There has been no agreement yet,' Gamba spokesman Kana Koizumi told AFP. Japanese media reported on Friday that the two sides were working out details of a deal over the 19-year-old Usami, citing a German press report that his transfer money has been set at 1.5 million euros (S$2.6 million). 'Nothing is finalised yet but he (Usami) has a clause in his ...

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