Bayern extends contract with goalkeeper Neuer until 2021
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 20, 2016 07:24 PM
FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer smiles during a news conference prior to the Champions League quarter final soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany. Bayern Munich says it has extended the contract of goalkeeper Neuer until 2021. Neuer's original contract was set to run out in 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich says it has extended the contract of goalkeeper Manuel Neuer until 2021.
Neuer's original contract was set to run out in 2019. The 30-year-old Germany goalkeeper joined Bayern in 2011 from Schalke.
Bayern has now extended the deals of several key players. The contracts of Jerome Boateng, Thomas Mueller, Javi Martinez and David Alaba all run now until 2021.
Bayern is seeking the second treble in the club's history as coach Pep Guardiola prepares to leave at the end of the season for Manchester City.
The team is in the final of the German Cup and is closing in on a record fourth straight Bundesliga title. Bayern is also in the semifinals of the Champions League, where it plays Atletico Madrid.