Germany International midfielder leon Goretzka extends his contract with bundesliga giants bayern munich , squashing any hopes of leaving the german Champions.
The 26 years old has been tipped to join english premier league side manchester united when his contract expires with bayern munich , but the midfielder has now pledged his future with bayern by extending his desk until June 2026 .
Leon Goretzka extends his contract
Goretzka has always had admirers within the Old Trafford hierarchy, meaning that when the midfielder entered the final 12 months of his contract in Germany at the beginning of this season .
Man Utd placed his name on to their lengthy shortlist of potential midfield additions, which reportedly included names such as Declan Rice and Eduardo Camavinga, who eventually signed for Real Madrid.
In a joint statement with the club, Goretzka expressed his joy at signing a new five-year deal with the German outfit.
“With FC Bayern we have won everything there is to be won over the past three years.
“But it is even nicer than winning a title to confirm and repeat these successes. We want to build on this in the next few years,” Goretzka explained.
“The team, the club and the environment are not only highly professional, but also familiar.
“This mixture is one of the guarantors of success of this club. I am very happy that I was able to extend my contract early until 2026.”