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Football: Lahm, Mueller sign contract extensions at Bayern

Published on Jun 11, 2014 5:06 PM
 
(From left) Germany's coach Joachim Loew stands next to players Thomas Mueller, Toni Kroos and Philipp Lahm during a training session of Germany's national football team in Santo Andre on June 10, 2014. Lahm and Mueller have signed new deals that add two years to their existing contracts at Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga club said on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: AFP

(REUTERS) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm and winger Thomas Mueller have signed new deals that add two years to their existing contracts at Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga club said on Wednesday.

Bayern skipper Lahm, who can play either at full-back or as a holding midfielder, extended his deal with the German champions until 2018, while the 24-year-old Mueller's agreement now runs until 2019.

"Both Philipp Lahm and Thomas Mueller are very important elements of Bayern Munich," Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said in a statement on the club's website (www.fcbayern.de).

"Both have remained faithful to this club right from the very start of their careers and they are also going to play an important role here in the future.

 
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