Published: Tue, May 08, 2018
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Ribery Signs One-Year Contract Extension With Bayern

Ribery Signs One-Year Contract Extension With Bayern

Bayern Munich forward, Franck Ribery has signed a one-year contract extension with the club extending his stay at the Allianz Arena till the end of the 2018/2019 season.

Speaking after putting pen to paper, Ribery said, "I'm very happy to have another year at this club".

"Munich has long since become a home for my family and I, therefore, am proud to be able to play in the FC Bayern shirt next season". "Franck has shown this season once again in the Bundesliga, Champions League and DFB Pokal his great quality and the outstanding performances he is capable of".

"He is also one of our crowd-pleasers".

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James, who has seven goals and 11 Bundesliga assists to his name in his maiden campaign in Bavaria, does not intend to return to his parent club once his initial terms expire in a year's time.

The 35-year-old Frenchman had been linked with a move away from the German champions in the summer. "I had other ideas when I came here", James told Kicker.

However, according to reports, Ribery can expect to fight for his place next season.

The 35-year-old present deal was due to expire end of the season but France global has now come to terms over a new contract which will see him remain at the Allianz Arena for a further 12 months.

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