Manuel Neuer, 34, has extended his contract with FC Bayern Munich until 30 June 2023.

“FC Bayern are very happy Manuel has extended his contract until 30 June 2023,” explained CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. “Manuel is the best goalkeeper in the world and our captain.”

Oliver Kahn, FC Bayern executive board member: “I can easily put myself in the situation Manuel is in. We understand the direction Manuel wants to take in this phase of his career and what’s important to him. He’s sent a strong signal with this extension.”

“During the weeks of the shutdown for the coronavirus pandemic, I didn’t want to make a decision because nobody knew if, when and how Bundesliga football would continue,” said Manuel Neuer. “It was important for me to continue working with our goalkeeping coach Toni Tapalovic. Now this has been resolved, I look to the future with great optimism. I feel very comfortable and at home in Bavaria. FC Bayern are one of Europe’s top football clubs.”

Sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić: “The contract extension is an important sign for FC Bayern as well as for Manuel. Together we have created a win-win situation. Continue reading

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