Sami Khedira Signs New 3-Year Contract With Juventus
German midfielder Sami Khedira has signed a new contract with the Seria A champions. He will be playing for the club until 2021 with an option for a one-year extension.
Khedira signs three year contract with an option to extend one more year.
Khedira, who won three Seria A titles with Juventus wants to keeping playing for the Italian club. The defensive midfielder has many happy memories with the club so far. After joining Juventus from Real Madrid, he scored a career-best nine goals last season. It also includes a first-ever career hat-trick.
After extending the contract, Khedira said:
“I just extended my contract at Juventus until 2021. Since my first day I’ve had a special feeling and it quickly felt like home here. I’m very proud to be a part of the great history of the club and of the Juventus family. Let’s continue to make black and white history.”
Since 2015, Khedira has made 113 appearances for the club so far. He has also played played more minutes than any other player. A total of 8882 in all competitions over his three years.
The 31-year old midfielder’s trophy cabinet is well decorated. He has won league titles in Germany with Stuttgart, Spain and Italy. And also the World Cup with Germany in 2014.
Khedira also said that he has not intention to retire from International football yet, despite getting knocked out in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia. However, he insisted that the coach should always prefer the best players.
I continue to believe that the team’s sporting success and performance must be above all else. The national team must be formed by the best players in the country and the national coach must have free choice.”
After the international break, Khedira and his side will face Sassuolo on Sunday.
Saif Ahmed Chowdhury
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