Confirmed: Bayern Munich sign Spain keeper Pepe Reina from Liverpool

The Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina after accepting an initial £2.5m bid, the club announced via their Twitter account.

The Spaniard, who spent his last season on loan at Serie A side Napoli – will join the Bundesliga club as back-up for Manuel Neuer at the Allianz Arena, once he passes a medical.

The 31-year-old stopper was the Reds’ No 1 keeper since arriving from Villarreal in 2005 – has made 394 appearances for the Merseyside club. During his stay at Anfield – He won the FA Cup in 2006, and the League Cup six years later.