Bayern Munich are at it again, snapping up talent from one of their Bundesliga rivals by signing Stuttgart’s Benjamin Pavard for a fee of £31.4 million.
The French defender now joins a long list of players to depart for Bayern Munich from a Bundesliga rival, making the switch from Stuttgart on a five-year deal.
But how have those before him fared in a Bayern shirt? Is the decision to join the German champions a good one?
We thought we’d take a look at some of the players before Pavard who have jumped to the top of the league by joining Bayern Munich from elsewhere in the Bundesliga, and we weren’t short of options. Here are our five picks.