Transfer News: Done Deal - Mario Gotze Leaving Dortmund for Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Germany midfielder Mario Gotze will join Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich in a £32million deal.
This means that the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City have missed out after heavily targeted the attacking midfielder beforehand.

"Bayern Munich confirm that the club have reached an agreement with national team player Mario Gotze that he will play for Bayern Munich from 1 July 2013," it read.

"Bayern are prepared to meet the release clause agreed between Borussia Dortmund and Mario Gotze."

This also means that Arjen Robben's place in the Munich set up is now in jeopardy with the Dutch winger only making 14 appearances in the Bundesliga with time on the bench spent through injury and lack of game time.

Now with Gotze's arrival this Summer, Robben may choose to leave with AC Milan reportedly chasing his signature.

Bayern Munich also made another big money signing at the start of this season with former Athletic Bilbao defensive midfielder Javi Martinez joining for a similar fee.