Reports from  Germany suggest that Douglas Costa will remain at Juventus as the club are set to activate their option on the player.

The Brazilian joined Juve on a year-long loan deal valued at €6m with an option to buy for a further €40m to be activated by June 2018.

It’s now reported that Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told a shareholder’s meeting that the Bianconeri will be making Costa’s move permanent.

Rummenigge has apparently received confirmation from Juventus that they intend to keep Costa and will make the final €40m payment, split over two financial years.

Costa has scored one goal and provided four assists in 16 appearances for the Bianconeri so far this season as he integrates himself into Max Allegri’s starting XI.