Bayern Munich Sign Michael Olise From Crystal Palace

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Bayern Munich have overtaken Premier League clubs to sign Michael Olise from Crystal Palace.

According to HITC, the Bundesliga giants have reached an agreement with Crystal Palace for the services of the 23-year-old.

The agreement with Crystal Palace came after the club had agreed personal terms with Olise. Crystal Palace are set to pocket £50 million for the English-born French youth player.

Olise reportedly gave the green light for a move to Germany after Bayern Munich came calling amidst interest from Premier League Clubs.

Michael Olise

Chelsea led the race for forward among other Premier League Clubs and were reportedly ready to trigger his release clause after talks with Crystal Palace.

It was the second time they have made advances for the youngster after doing so in 2023 when the player signed new long-term contract with the club.

Manchester United were also link with a move for Olise as the Red Devils hope to bolster their attacking lineup with Antony falling below the pecking order. With the array of interests from rival Premier League Clubs, Olise’s decision played a big role in the Bayern Munich move.

The French U21 star will be hoping to continue on his top-level performance as he takes up a new challenge with Bayern Munich.

Michael Olise

Michael Olise is a professional English footballer, who plays as a forward for Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Known for his blistering pace and knack for scoring goals, the London-born forward plays as an attacking midfielder, mostly on the right wing.

Michael Olise career

Michael Olise is one of the few footballers who trumped through multiple Football Club Academies before settling for a full-blown professional football career. The 2001-born talent began his career at the age of 8, playing for Arsenal Youth in 2009. He joined Chelsea Academy the same year and spent seven years in the Blues’ football school before joining Manchester City Youth in 2016.

The burgeoning football talent spent just a season with Manchester City before joining Reading Academy in 2017, where he finally signed his first professional contract and began a full-blown professional football career in 2019. He made 67 league appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals before joining Crystal Palace in 2021.

Michael Olise career stats

As mentioned above, Michael Olise began his professional football career in 2019 with Reading. Away from his 67 league appearances for the club, the English sensation made an additional six appearances for the club in other competitions. At Crystal Palace, he made 82 Premier League appearances, scoring 14 goals. Olise totalled 90 appearances across all competitions for the Eagles with 16 goals. His overall club tally is 163 appearances with 23 goals. He has made 2 appearances for France U18 and 1 with the U21.

Michael Olise contract

In 2023, Olise penned down a four-year contract with Crystal Palace till 2027. As part of the new deal, he had a £60million release clause attached to his contract which has been reportedly triggered by Bayern Munich. He has reportedly agreed to a five-year contract with the Bundesliga outfit.

Michael Olise salary

According to Goal, Michael Olise will earn double his Crystal Palace’s wages at Bayern Munich. His estimated weekly wage with the Bundesliga giants is £220,000.

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