Pepe Reina Set to Sign for German Champions Bayern Munich

Updated: 06 August 2014 10:03 IST

Spanish international goalkeeper Pepe Reina spent last season on loan with Serie A outfit Napoli.

Pepe Reina Set to Sign for German Champions Bayern Munich
File photo of Pepe Reina.

File photo of Pepe Reina.

Spanish international goalkeeper Pepe Reina is set to sign for German champions Bayern Munich from English Premier League runners-up Liverpool, the buying club announced via Twitter on Tuesday.

The 31-year-old -- who spent last season on loan with Serie A outfit Napoli -- is ready to join Bayern according to the club's president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who added he was just the type of goalkeeper they were looking for.

Reina -- who would be second choice behind German World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer -- is due to travel to Munich in the next few days to undergo a medical and sign his contract, according to Rummenigge.

Topics : Jose Manuel Reina Bayern Munchen Liverpool Football
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