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Details on Leon Dajaku’s loan from Bayern Munich to Union Berlin revealed

Leon Dajaku will have an opportunity to prove himself with Union Berlin, but Bayern Munich can still reel him back in.

BUNDESLIGA - 1. FC Union Berlin training session Photo by Moritz Eden/City-Press GmbH via Getty Images

According to Sport1 journalist Florian Plettenberg, Leon Dajaku’s loan assignment to Union Berlin has a very affordable purchase option for Eisern Union. Bayern Munich, however, covered all of their bases and reportedly included a buy-back clause in the loan agreement.

For just €2.5 million, Union Berlin could procure Dajaku, who has terrific speed and skill, but has not always made the best decisions on the pitch:

Financial details on what the buy-back cost were not available at the time of this posting.

Regardless, Dajaku’s case will be interesting to watch unfold. At Bayern Munich, Dajaku is a surplus part at the moment. Even with the expected departure of Douglas Costa after this season, the Bavarians is expected to have four first-team wings on the roster in Kingsley Coman, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sane, and Jamal Musiala.

Dajaku does, however, have the capability to play left-wing, striker, and attacking midfield/second striker. Because of his speed and creativity, Bayern Munich actually had even toyed with the idea of making Dajaku a right-back in hopes of replicating the “winger turned outside-back” maneuver that it did with Alphonso Davies.

That notion, though, never seemed to take flight and Dajaku spent the first half of the season as a fearless, but sometimes careless forward for Bayern Munich II.

What happens from here is anyone’s guess, but it is clear that the aggressive and creative 19-year-old seems like he could be a dynamic fit in Berlin.

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