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Leon Goretzka extends his contract with Bayern Munich until 2026 |  football |  Sports

Leon Goretzka extends his contract with Bayern Munich until 2026 | football | Sports

The German arrived at Bayern Munich in 2018 from Schalke 04. His contract expired in 2022.

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Leon Goretzka has lengthened His contract with Bayern Munich until June 2026, the Bavarian club reported on Thursday. The German arrived at Bayern Munich in 2018 from Schalke 04 and his contract expired in 2022, so he signed for another four seasons.

During this time He won the German league title three timesAnd two cupAnd Three sister Super Cup And The 2020 UEFA Champions League, European Super Cup and Club World Cup. Midfielder scored so far 25 goals in 118 official matches.

With Bayern, we won everything What can be achieved in the last three years. But the most beautiful thing than winning titles is to confirm and repeat these successes. “We want to keep progressing in the coming years,” said the 26-year-old, noting that “the team, the club and the environment are not only very professional, but also familiar.”

This combination is one of the guarantees of success for this club. “I am very happy that they allowed me to extend my contract so early until 2026,” said Goretzka, who confirmed he was still “hungry” to win more titles.

Herbert Hainer, president of the Bavarian club, commented that Goretzka “is a perfect fit for Bayern for many reasons: on the one hand, his sporting qualities are appreciated throughout Europe. On the other hand, as a figure with influence beyond the field of play. Goretzka is an opinion leader both on and off the football field.” And that’s exactly the kind of player we want here.”

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Oliver Kahn, chief executive of the board, said it was “crucial to the development” of the club that they were able to retain the best players “for the long term”.Because “to be successful as a club, they need” players who are always motivated, Leon Goretzka shouldn’t be told anything about motivation. He always wants to improve and has the ambition to celebrate an era at Bayern Munich.”

Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic also expressed his satisfaction with the news of ensuring the continuity of one of the team’s permanent matches. “Lyon is a source of energy both on and off the field. He has great technique and dynamism and is a particularly dangerous midfielder on the European continent and can decide matches.”

“We are very happy that Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka are the heart of our team and have been Bayern Munich’s stars for many years,” he added.