Marc-Andre Ter Stegen: Barcelona sign Germany goalkeeper

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen

Barcelona have signed Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old Germany international is likely to be the club's number one next season with Victor Valdes and Jose Manuel Pinto both out of contract and leaving the Nou Camp.

The signing comes on the same day as the appointment of Luis Enrique as boss and Lionel Messi signing a new deal.

It was made possible after the club appealed against a transfer ban.

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen had an emotional farewell at the end of his final home league game on 3 May

In April, they were handed a 14-month ban, which is on hold pending their appeal, after breaching rules on signing international players under the age of 18.

Ter Stegen, who is not in Germany's World Cup squad, played all 34 of Gladbach's Bundesliga games this season as they finished sixth.

Barca have been strongly linked to the keeper,external-link who has signed a five-year deal, since Valdes announced he would leave the club this summer.

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