Green leaves Bayern for Stuttgart
The United States international has called time on his career at the Allianz Arena and agreed a three-year contract with the 2.Bundesliga promotion-chasers
Stuttgart have announced the signing of Julian Green from Bayern Munich on a three-year deal.
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The United States international has joined the 2.Bundesliga promotion hopefuls for an undisclosed fee after making only two DFB-Pokal appearances under Carlo Ancelotti this season.
“I came to FC Bayern into their Under-15s and I dreamed of becoming a professional. And I did that,” Green, who will wear the number 37 shirt, told Stuttgart’s official website.
“Over the past three years, I’ve built up a lot of experience. That was good and I’m grateful for that.
“I’ve seen all their games over the last month and I think I’m in good hands with VFB, and I can set new goals for myself.
“This is a great club. I’m looking forward to the challenge, the new city and my new team-mates. And, above all, I want to support the team in the second half of the season.”
Der US-Nationalspieler @J_Green37 wechselt mit sofortiger Wirkung vom @FCBayern auf den Wasen. Herzlich willkommen beim #VfB, Julian #Green! pic.twitter.com/KrVxrVyyTE
— VfB Stuttgart (@VfB) December 21, 2016
Stuttgart official Jan Schindelmeiser added: “Julian can be used in several positions in the attacking area. He had some top coaching at FC Bayern.
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“We see further potential in his development. He can revive our play with his speed.”
Green was on loan at Stuttgart for much of the 2014-15 season, athough he spent the majority of that time working with the B team.
The 21-year-old, who will officially join next month, could make his debut in the league match away to St. Pauli on January 29.