Bayern Munich have signed free agent defender Blind

Bayern Munich Signature veteran The Netherlands defender The Daily Blind Thursday for the treatment of the injured Lucas Hernandez.

Blind was a free agent after the breakup Ajax Amsterdam By mutual consent last week He has six months left on his contract. He joins Bundesliga champions Bayern on a short-term deal until the end of the season after completing a medical in Munich.

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“We are delighted to have Dele join our team,” said Hassan Salihamidzic, Bayern’s sporting director. “Delhi is a versatile defender. He has great international experience and leadership qualities. I am confident he will help us.”

The 32-year-old can play in the center of Blind defense or at left back, where he would provide cover for Hernandez, who is expected to miss several months. After tearing knee ligaments in Franceis opening Won 4-1 above Australia In the World Cup.

Played for the blind Manchester United From 2014-18, where he won the FA Cup and Europa League, and won seven Dutch titles in two spells at Ajax. He has played 99 times for the Netherlands, including all five matches at the World Cup in Qatar.

Bayern said the Blind team will travel to a winter training camp in Doha, Qatar, on Friday.

“I can’t wait to play here,” Blind told the Bayern website. “We’ve got the most important part of the season, where it’s about the title — and a club like Bayern can win every trophy. The hunger for titles here at the club was key in my decision.”

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