Müller, Boateng, Martínez and Alonso extend stays at FCB
Germany internationals Thomas Müller (26) and Jerome Boateng (27), and Spain international Javi Martinez (27), have agreed contract extensions with FC Bayern München through 30 June 2021.
“We’re delighted these important players have made long-term commitments,” commented FC Bayern München chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. “Thomas, Jerome and Javi know how to win trophies, including the Champions League. They will add quality and stability to our team in the long run.”
Xabi Alonso (34) has accepted FC Bayern’s offer of a contract extension through 30 June 2017. “I’m very pleased Xabi will remain with us for at least another year and a half,” commented FC Bayern deputy chairman Jan-Christian Dreesen. “With his experience as a World Cup and Champions League winner he has become an important part of FC Bayern. We held good and harmonious talks this week.”
Thomas Müller has been at FC Bayern since the year 2000. Jerome Boateng joined the club from Manchester City in 2011, Javi Martinez from Bilbao in 2012, and Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid in 2014.
Thomas Müller: “I have the feeling and am convinced that FC Bayern can play very successful football over the next few years. I’m proud and delighted about extending my contract.”
Jérôme Boateng: “I’m pleased and happy at the chance to extend my stay here, I’m looking forward to the years ahead and aim for continuing great success with FC Bayern. This is a big contract for me and I’m delighted.”
Javi Martinez: “I’m very happy and proud about extending my contract until 2021. We have a magnificent team. Munich is a perfect city for a professional footballer, everyone is very respectful here and it’s all come together.”
Xabi Alonso: “I’m pleased and delighted about extending my contract for one further year. My family and I are very happy in Munich, and that’s the most important thing.”