Bayern bring in keeper Starke

Image: Tom Starke: Goalkeeper has joined Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Tom Starke from Hoffenheim.

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Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Tom Starke from Hoffenheim. Bayern have moved for Starke, who will act as back-up to established No.1 Manuel Neuer. The German giants needed a new keeper following Hans-Jorg Butt's retirement. Bayern's director of sport Christian Nerlinger told the club's official website: "Tom Starke is an experienced Bundesliga goalkeeper. "He will be able to fully replace Hans-Jorg Butt in the job." Starke said: "I am looking forward to this, I am looking forward to join Bayern Munich. "For me it's a great opportunity to go for titles in the next years to come. I am flattered by the chance of taking part in the Champions League as well."

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