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Bayern Munich sign defender Hernandez from Atletico Madrid-club

Bayern Munich sign defender Hernandez from Atletico Madrid-club
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - SD Huesca v Atletico Madrid - Estadio El Alcoraz, Huesca, Spain - January 19, 2019 Atletico Madrid's Lucas Hernandez celebrates scoring their first goal with Koke REUTERS/Vincent West   -   Copyright  VINCENT WEST(Reuters)
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayern Munich on Wednesday signed defender Lucas Hernandez from Atletico Madrid from next season in a move worth 80 million euros (68.10 million pounds), the German champions said.

The 23-year-old defender, who was part of the 2018 World Cup-winning French team, is expected to bolster the German club’s defence and boost their chances of European success that has been eluding them since 2013.

(Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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