Reports: Bayern Munich signs Canadian Alphonso Davies from Whitecaps


Vancouver Whitecaps' Alphonso Davies, left. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

After several days of negotiations, it appears the transfer of Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies from the Vancouver Whitecaps to Bayern Munich has been completed.

According to multiple German media reports, the deal has been completed. Bayern president Uli Hoeness is quoted in one such report as saying Davies will sign the contract with sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić Tuesday in Philadelphia.

Bayern is currently in the United States as part of a pre-season tour to prepare for the upcoming Bundesliga season.

Official details of the deal have not yet to be released, but it’s been reported the transfer fee is in the US $13-million range, and that bonuses that could push it as high as $19 million.

Davies will remain with the Whitecaps for the rest of the MLS season before joining Bayern.

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