"I have been lucky to play in big games and win some wonderful titles. I have won everything a player can in Germany - titles, the Champions League and even the World Club Championship.
"It is now about experiencing that somewhere else and I can't wait to start over again. The prospect of adding a Premiership winner's medal to my collection is incredibly exciting."
The MEN yesterday:
Owen Hargreaves will end his United transfer saga tomorrow when his contract is finalised and signed at Old Trafford.