Manuel Neuer has signed a three-year contract extension at Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The new deal will see the goalkeeper remain with the club until at least the summer of 2023.
Manuel Neuer Signs Bayern Munich Contract Extension
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Neuer’s Bayern Career
After joining the Munich club in 2011 from Schalke, Neuer has gone on to make over 250 appearances for them. In that time, he has been voted as the world’s best goalkeeper four times and he was chosen as the European and World Athlete of the Year in 2014.
At club level, he has helped Bayern become champions of Germany seven times while they have also secured five DFP Cup, the Champions League (as part of the 2013 treble) and the Club World Cup.
There was also international success in 2014 when he was part of the Germany squad that won the World Cup in Brazil.
What Was Said?
Speaking to the club website, Neuer said: “It was important for me to continue working with our goalkeeping coach Toni Tapalovic. Now this has been resolved, I look to the future with great optimism. I feel very comfortable and at home in Bavaria. FC Bayern are one of Europe’s top football clubs.”
Executive board member Oliver Kahn also said: “I can easily put myself in the situation Manuel is in. We understand the direction Manuel wants to take in this phase of his career and what’s important to him. He’s sent a strong signal with this extension.”
Sporting director Hasan Salihadidzic added: “The contract extension is an important sign for FC Bayern as well as for Manuel. Together we have created a win-win situation. That’s what was very important to Manuel and to us. Manuel stands for the continuous success of FC Bayern, for responsibility and world-class standards. I am delighted about our continued work together.”