Bayern Munich keen to sign Max Aarons from Norwich City for £18.3m

Norwich have signed Sunderland's England U19 midfielder Bali Mumba

Mateo Kovacic of Chelsea (L) and Max Aarons of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge
Image: Max Aarons (right) played 40 times in all competitions for Norwich this season but could be on his way to the Bundesliga

Bayern Munich are prepared to pay €20m (£18.3m) to sign Norwich right-back Max Aarons, according to Sky in Germany.

The 20-year-old had an impressive season for the Canaries, despite their relegation straight back to the Sky Bet Championship, playing 40 times for them in all competitions.

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Bayern, who claimed their eighth consecutive Bundesliga title this season, want to sign a young back-up for Benjamin Pavard.

Bayer Leverkusen are also understood to be interested in England U21 international Aarons, who played a key role for Norwich as they gained promotion to the Premier League in 2018/19.

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Norwich's Daniel Farke says he and his players must regroup during the summer as they face another season back in the Sky Bet Championship following relegation from the Premier League

Meanwhile, Daniel Farke's side have completed the signing of 18-year-old Sunderland midfielder Bali Mumba on a four-year contract.

Sky Sports News first reported last month that the two clubs had agreed a fee, understood to be in the region of £350,000.

Mumba is an England U19 international who has been playing for Sunderland's U23s in Premier League 2 this season, having made his Sunderland debut as a 16-year-old.

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