Bayern Munich signs striker Nils Petersen

Bayern Munich has signed second-division striker Nils Petersen

from Energie Cottbus.

The 22-year-old Petersen, who scored 25 goals in 33 games last

season, signed a three-year contract. Bayern gave no further

details Thursday.

Petersen joins a forward line that includes Bundesliga top

scorer Mario Gomez (28 goals), Germany international Miroslav Klose

and Ivica Olic, who is coming back from a knee injury. Klose is

seeking a new contract.