Javi Martinez joins Bayern Munich
August 29, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
The 23-year-old Spanish defensive midfielder cost Bayern 40 million euros ($50 million), breaking the previous transfer record set when Mario Gomez joined Bayern from VfB Stuttgart in 2009.
Gomez's transfer reportedly cost between 30 million and 35 million euros ($37.5 million and ($43.8 million).
Martinez signed a five-year contract, ...