Manchester United confirmed on Saturday afternoon that a deal have been agreed for the signing of legendary German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich.
The 30-year-old, who has been on Bayern’s books since 1998, will join United this summer “subject to a medical and personal terms” according to the club’s official website.
Schweinsteiger will add experience and class to United’s midfield.
The 111-time Germany international has won eight Bundesliga titles, as well as the UEFA Champions League and FIFA World Cup.
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Schweinsteiger’s arrival at Old Trafford could be great news for Arsenal.
United and Arsenal had been engaged in a transfer war for the signature of Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin.
However, United signing Schweinsteiger will probably cause them to stand down in the battle for Schneiderlin.