Bayern Munich: Van Bommel secures AC Milan move

Bayern Munich have confirmed the transfer of their captain Mark van Bommel to AC Milan with immediate effect.

The 33-year-old had his wish of a contract termination accepted by the Bundesliga club to enable him to join the Rossoneri.

"I am leaving FC Bayern with a heavy heart, but with my head held high," said the Dutch midfielder in a statement.

"I had four and a half wonderful and successful years here and would like to express my gratitude to the club and the fans.

"FC Bayern will always have a place in my heart."

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