Director of Youth Development at Bayern Munich, Jochen Sauer has reacted to the acquisition of rising Ghanaian talent Jonah Kusi-Asare in the ongoing transfer window.
The 16-year-old Swedish-born Ghanaian joins the German giants from AIK Solna to continue his development. The transfer fee is reported to be around 5.3 million Euros.
Jonah Kusi-Asare, a promising young striker, has been making waves in his developmental journey. Having featured for IF Brommapojkarna Jugend, he later joined the U-19 side of AIK, showcasing his skills and potential on the field.
He was a subject of interested for several European clubs including PSV Eindhoven, Chelsea and Club Brugge but Bayern Munich beats off competition to snap up the youngster.
The fast-rising Ghanaian player has penned a long-term contract with the European giants.
Explaining Kusi-Asare’s signing, Jochen Sauer said, “Jonah made his debut for Solna in Sweden’s first division when he was just 16 years old and is already very advanced for his age. We believe in his potential and are pleased that he will take the next steps in his development together with us.” He said.
Kusi-Asare remains eligible to switch allegiance and represent Ghana on the international level despite playing for the Swedish U16 national youth team.