FOOTBALL: Neuer extends Bayern deal till 2021

Germany International goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has extended his contract at Bayern Munich until 2021.

Manuel Neuer was happy to sign the new contract
Manuel Neuer was happy to sign the new contract

The goalkeeper who has made 248 appearances with the club since joining from Schalke in 2011 has put to bed any speculation of following Pep Guardiola to Manchester city in the summer. The 30-year-old put pen to paper on a new deal on Wednesday that ties him to the Bundesliga champions until 2021.

World Cup winner Neuer’s previous deal was to expire in 2019, and he follows team-mates Jerome Boateng, Thomas Muller, David Alaba and Javi Martinez in committing to the club until 2021.The Germany international, 30, has won three Bundesliga titles, two German Cups and the Champions League since joining Bayern Munich.

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Neuer was excited about the deal saying “i feel fit and well,’ he said. ‘I know that I have to look after my health, but turning 30 is no reason to start considering the end of my career.I love playing football every day. I love working hard, I love training, I love the games, I love the challenge”.Bayern Munich have a seven-point lead over Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga with four games left and play Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals next week.


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