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Leon Goretzka has committed to Bayern Munich until 2026

Thu 16 September 2021 | 8:22

Bayern Munich have confirmed that the 26-year-old Leon Goretzka has signed a new five-year contract with the club.

In an interview with the club's

official website

,

Goretzka 

said: “

The team, the club and the environment are not just highly professional, but also familiar. This mixture is one of the things that guarantees success at this club. I’m very happy to be extending my contract until

2026.”

Bayern's CEO, Oliver Kahn added:

“It’s crucial for the development of FC Bayern that we keep our top performers long term. To be successful as a club, we need players who are permanently motivated - and Leon Goretzka doesn't need to be told about motivation

.

"He always wants to improve and has the ambition to shape an era at FC Bayern. This contract extension is also a sign Leon is convinced we’ll continue to be as successful in the future as we have been in the past.”

Hasan Salihamidzic also expressed his satisfaction following Goretzka's contract extension.

We’re very happy Leon Goretzka has extended his contract until 2026. Leon has become a key player at FC Bayern and a face of this team,"

he said.

"I’m very happy we’ll be working together for the next five years. Leon is a source of energy on and off the pitch. He has great

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technique and dynamism and is a particularly dangerous midfielder who can decide games.

"We’re delighted Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka are the heart of our team and they will be on the ball for FC Bayern for many more years to come.”

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