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Gamba confirmed: interested in FC Bavaria to Usami

Gamba bestatigt: FC Bayern an Usami interessiertBayern Munich is interested in Takashi Usami-© SID-IMAGES/AFP/STR

Bayern Munich is probably close to the obligation of Japan talent Takashi Usami. Bayern will reside in final talks with Usamis Club Gamba Osaka.

Osaka (SID) - Bundesliga Bayern Munich is apparently close to the commitment of the Japanese talent Takashi Usami. The German record champion is to be in final talks with Usamis Club Gamba Osaka. As Kana Koizumi, spokesman of Japan's J-League said the Club of told AFP, we have started negotiations with the FC Bayern. "We have achieved but still no agreement," Koizumi said. According to southern German newspaper, the fee shall be EUR 1.5 million.

Usami applies in regard to the World Cup 2014 in Brazil as one of the biggest talents in Japan. FC Bayern has apparently already for some time in the view. The 19 year old is now also on his debut for the national team after he was nominated for the games against Peru and the Czech Republic. "Usami has an exit clause for the other countries in the Treaty." "We can not prevent a change", said Osaka's Sports Director Hiroyasu Yamamoto.

The striker would probably now take this opportunity to a transfer. "I will comment on nothing, but if I have a chance, I would like to take it," said Usami, already played his first professional game with 17. Last season, Usami was named best young players in the J-League. In addition, he holds the record as the youngest scorer in the Asian Champions League.

For Bayern, a commitment of Usamis would be the third transfer within a few days, after already were given the change of national goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (Schalke 04) and right-back, Rafinha (FC Genoa 93). For the offensive, the Bavaria had taken previously second division top scorer Nils Petersen (Energie Cottbus).