Munich, Dec 18 (IANS) German giants Bayern Munich on Friday announced the football club had reached agreements with influential players Xabi Alonso, Javi Martinez, Jerome Boateng and Thomas Muller over contract extensions.

Muller, Boateng and Martinez signed new deals keeping them at the Allianz Arena until 2021, while Alonso, 34, signed a one-year extension on his current deal, which expired at the end of the 2015-16 season, reports Efe.

The deals handed to Muller, Boateng and Martínez are of five years. Tying Germany striker Muller, a fan favourite and object of interest from some of the English Premier League’s biggest spenders over the last year, was a priority for the Bayern board. Muller said he was “happy and proud” to have extended his contract with the club.

 

At a press conference on Friday, Alonso also said he was content to have signed on for another year and that he and his family are settled and happy in Munich. According to figures published in German media, Muller is now one of Bayern’s highest earners at 13.5 million euros ($ 14. million) a year.

  • SHARE
    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

    Related Posts

    Mali Overpower Iraq To Enter U-17 World Cup Quarters

    Fatorda (Goa), Oct 18 (IANS) Lassana N'Diaye struck twice as Mali thrashed Iraq 5-1 to enter the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here...

    Bengaluru Bulls Thrash UP Yoddha In PKL Tie

    Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) Rohit Kumar created history as he scored 32 raid points to help Bengaluru Bulls hammer UP Yoddha 64-24 in their penultimate...

    U-17 World Cup: England Pip Japan, Advance To Quarters

    Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) England Under-17 boys did what their senior team footballers could not for many years by keeping their nerves during tie-breakers to...

    Preview: Bengaluru FC Look To Sweep Aside First-Leg Loss In AFC Cup

    Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will face off against Tajikistans FC Istiklol as both sides battle for a place in the 2017 AFC Cup...

    Italy To Face Sweden In European World Cup Play-Offs

    Zurich, Oct 17 (IANS) Four-time FIFA World Cup winners Italy will face Sweden in the European 2018 World Cup playoffs, as revealed by the highly-anticipated...