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

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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.