Lyon's Corentin Tolisso celebrates scoring their against Besiktas in the Europa League quarter-finals. Photo: Reuters / Emmanuel Foudrot

LYON, France – France midfielder Corentin Tolisso has moved to Bayern Munich from Lyon for a reported 35 million euros, the Bundesliga champions announced on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old signed a five-year deal with Bayern to bring an end to his 10-year association with Lyon.

“I had a wonderful time at Lyon, and I’m very thankful for that. Now I’m really pleased to be at one of the best clubs in Europe," Tolisso told the German club's website. 

"I have great aims for my time at FC Bayern. Today is a great day for me"

Tolisso, who made his senior France debut against Spain in March, had been contracted to stay at Parc OL until 2020.

He impressed in the recent French season by scoring 14 goals in all competitions, a career-best tally.

Tolisso is Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti's most expensive signing of the close-season so far after the arrival of defender Niklas Sule from Hoffenheim for 20 million euros, and the permanent transfer of Tolisso's compatriot Kingsley Coman from Juventus for 21 million.

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