Spanish keeper Pepe Reina to sign for Bayern Munich

Aug 06, 2014, 19:22 IST | AFP

Berlin: Spanish international goalkeeper Pepe Reina is set to sign for German champions Bayern Munich from English Premier League runners-up Liverpool, the buying club announced via Twitter on Tuesday.

The 31-year-old -- who spent last season on loan with Serie A outfit Napoli -- is ready to join Bayern according to the club's president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who added he was just the type of goalkeeper they were looking for.

Reina -- who would be second choice behind German World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer -- is due to travel to Munich in the next few days to undergo a medical and sign his contract, according to Rummenigge

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