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Bayern approach Ajax for Dutch World Cup star

July 15, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Bayern Munich have confirmed they have made an approach for Ajax defender Gregory van der Wiel.

Van der Wiel, 22, was first choice right back for the Netherlands as they marched to the World Cup final in South Africa, sparking speculation a move to a bigger league was on the cards this summer.

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed the approach but suggested the German champions would not pay over the odds for the defender.

"We are looking at things now and ...

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