World Cup winner Schweinsteiger has signed a three-year contract at Old Trafford while Scheniderlin – who was playing League One football with Southampton six years ago - has signed a four-year deal with the option of a further 12 months.
The 30-year-old Schweinsteiger had been on Bayern Munich’s books for 17 years and won eight Bundesliga titles and the Champions League with Bayern among other domestic German successes.
He said: “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Bayern Munich, it has been an incredible journey and I didn’t take the decision to leave lightly”
In Schweinsteiger’s word , he goes;
“Manchester United is the only club that I would have left Munich for. I feel ready for this new and exciting challenge in what I regard as the most competitive league in the world and I am looking forward to working with Louis van Gaal again.
“I will never forget my time at Bayern Munich and I would like to thank everyone at the club and the fans for the great memories.” season tour of the United States on Monday afternoon. Schneiderlin on the other hand goes “Once I learned United were interested in me, it was a very easy decision to make.”.
We wish them both a successfull stay as they take up this new challenge.