Lucas Hernández To Leave Atlético Madrid After Bayern Munich Trigger €80m Release Clause

Bayern Munich have made a major step in signing Lucas Hernández from Atlético Madrid after triggering the defender’s €80m release clause.

Marca reports that the 22-year-old Frenchman played his last match for the Spanish club against Deportivo Alavés, with him being forced off the pitch due to injury.

The French international, who was previously a target for Manchester United, is contracted with Los Rojiblancos until 2024.

However, it looks like Hernández is apparently ready to leave the Wanda Metropolitano behind and pen a four-year deal with the reigning Bundesliga champions.

Should the deal be completed in January, then Hernández would become the Bavarians’ club-record signing.

The club smashed their previous record when they
completed the signing of Corentin Tolisso in 2017 for €41.5m from Lyon.

Should Hernández move to Bayern Munich?

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Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

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