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DONE DEAL: Bayern snap up Atletico midfield teen Javier Fernández Gonzalez

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Bayern Munich have snapped up midfield prospect Javier Fernandez Gonzalez from Atletico Madrid.

The 16 year-old will join Bayern in the New Year.

"We have worked long and intensively towards this obligation, which is why we are very happy to have convinced this great talent of a common path at FC Bayern,“ academy chief Jochen Sauer said.

"He is the most promising midfield talents of his year. He combines technical potential with physical presence and game intelligence. We are convinced that Javi will continue his development with us in an ambitious and targeted manner."

Fernández himself said, "I had a wonderful time at Atleti, now I'm really looking forward to being able to take my next steps at one of the biggest clubs in the world.“