Schalke goalkeeper Neuer to join Bayern

09:10, June 02, 2011      

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Bayern Munich are set to obtain goalkeeper Manuel Neuer Schalke on July 1 as the two clubs announced an agreement on the transfer on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old Germany international has signed up on a five- year deal until June 30, 2016, Bayern said in a statement.

Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt added: "We have decided to accept Bayern Munich's offer because it's the best solution for Schalke. We went along with Manuel's desire to change clubs this summer."

Bayern and Schalke came to an agreement at a meeting on May 10 for a transfer worth 18 million euros plus bonuses linked to Bayern's results.

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