Ribery wants to extend Bayern contract

Last Updated: Mon, May 06, 2013 12:30 hrs

Berlin, May 6 (IANS) France winger Franck Ribery Monday said he is eager to extend his Bayern Munich contract past 2015 having already spent nearly six years at the Champions League finalists.

The 30-year-old joined Bayern in July 2007 from Marseille and has scored 51 goals with 74 assists in his 154 league games for the Bavarians to become a fan favourite at the Allianz Arena and was a key factor in Bayern winning their 23rd German league title, reports Xinhua.

Ribery has been in superb form this season on the left wing scoring eight goals in the Bundesliga. He was outstanding in Bayern's 3-0 win at Barcelona in the Champions League semifinal, second leg.

Last week, Bayern's director of sport Matthias Simmer said he wants to tie-up Ribery for a longer deal with the new contract expected to be signed soon.

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