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Exclusive: Benfica's Fabio Coentrao to get five-year deal at Bayern Munich

Benfica left-back Fabio Coentrao is looking increasingly likely to join Bayern Munich on a five-year deal, can exclusively reveal.

Negotiations for the 23-year-old Portuguese international have been progressing, and he is likely to arrive in Bavaria in June once the deal is finalised with the Lisbon club.

Last week revealed how Coentrao was the number one target in Munich, and the Bundesliga club have moved fast in showing their hand, keen not to let the player slip through the net after failing to bag him last summer.

However, Germany understands from a source in Munich that talks are being finalised between the two sides with a fee set at around €25 million, substantially lower than the €30m buyout clause. Bayern are expected to offer Coentrao a five-year deal.

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