FC Bayern Munich have signed Ryan Gravenberch from AFC Ajax. The transfer fee is € 18.5 million and the contract is until 2027.
Bayern stated: “FC Bayern have signed Ryan Gravenberch from Dutch champions Ajax. The 20-year-old Netherlands international has agreed a contract until 2027.”
Ajax has confirmed the departure as well. They announced: “Ajax have agreed a deal with Bayern Munich for Ryan Gravenberch. The midfielder will transfer to the German club per the 30th of June, 2022. Gravenberch was under contract at Ajax until June 30, 2023. The transfer fee is € 18.5 million. Due to potential add-ons, the fee could go up to € 24 million.”
Oliver Kahn, FC Bayern CEO: “Ryan Gravenberch is a young, highly interesting player who lots of Europe’s top clubs would’ve liked to have signed. He’s chosen FC Bayern because he can develop at the highest level here. Players with his qualities are important for Bayern’s future path.”
Ryan Gravenberch: “When the offer came from FC Bayern, I didn’t have to think about it for long. FC Bayern are one of the biggest clubs around; players from all over the world want to play for this club. I’m coming to Munich to win lots of titles – and FC Bayern are used to winning lots of titles. Anything is possible with this club, including winning the Champions League. The togetherness in this team is very strong, which I like.”