Now the sale is official: FC Bayern announces that Omar Richards is moving to Nottingham Forest in England. The Brit still had a three-year contract in Munich. The transfer fee for him is correspondingly high.
Richards goes to England, lots of money for Bayern: Bayern Munich sells Omar Richards back to England. The left-back is moving to his home country for newly promoted Premier League team Nottingham Forest. Richards (24) is reported to bring in around ten million euros, including bonuses. The backup player moved to Munich from Reading FC in England on a free transfer last summer and had signed a four-year contract until the end of June 2025.
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Bayern sells “wonderful boy”: Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic: “It was Omar’s wish that we enable him to switch to Nottingham Forest. He sees an opportunity to become a regular at a Premier League club in his home country. Nottingham are getting a very good player and wonderful boy who will make his way.”
Next Bundesliga purchase for Nottingham: Richards was never able to assert himself at FC Bayern and was only used sporadically; He was allowed to play 17 competitive games. Nottingham had previously signed Moussa Niakhaté from Mainz 05 from the Bundesliga.