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Transfer News: Sunderland set to net Bayern Munich goalkeeper on Deadline Day

In addition to signing Leon Dajaku, Sunderland are also in talks to sign his Bayern Munich teammate Ron Thorben-Hoffmann on loan.

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Having moved on from talks with Vito Mannone, Sunderland look set to sign Bayern Munich’s 22 year old goalkeeper Ron Thorben-Hoffmann before tomorrow’s deadline.

The deal will be a loan for the season with a view to making it permanent, similar to the deal we’re also trying to strike for Bayern’s German youth international winger Leon Dajaku.

Hoffmann - a towering presence, standing at 6”4 - has played over 50 games for Bayern Munich II, and has also made appearances at youth level for Germany.


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