Official : Former Golden Eaglets midfielder joins European giants Bayern MunichPublished: August 04, 2022
Through a statement on their official website, European giants Bayern Munich have announced the signing of Nigeria underage international Daniel Francis from FC Hearts Abuja.
The 18-year-old has put pen to paper on a three-year contract with the German Bundesliga champions, until June 30, 2025.
Francis earned himself a professional deal at Bayern Munich through FC Bayern's World Squad project, impressing the coaching team led by Bayern legends Klaus Augenthaler and Ze Roberto.
He was handed the captain's armband for FC Bayern World Squad due to his leadership qualities.
Bayern Munich have also informed that the promising central midfielder will be spending the whole of the 2022-2023 season on loan at Austrian Bundesliga side Austria Klagenfurt.
Servus, Daniel! 👋— FC Bayern Campus (@fcbayerncampus) August 4, 2022
Der #FCBayern hat Daniel #Francis verpflichtet. Der 18-Jährige vom FC Hearts Abuja unterschreibt einen Vertrag bis 2025 und wird bis zum Ende der Saison 2022/23 an Austria Klagenfurt ausgeliehen. 🔴⚪
🔎 Alle Informationen: https://t.co/kEx9vcjZXx#MiaSanMia pic.twitter.com/Q7O4Q02CO9
A member of the Golden Eaglets squad to the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup, he made one appearance during the tournament in Brazil, coming off the bench in their opening group match versus Hungary.
Against Ecuador, Australia and the Netherlands, Francis was a non-playing substitute.
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