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Bayern extend contract with goalkeeper Ulreich

IANS  |  Munich 

Record German football champions and have agreed on a contract extension until June 2021.

The 29-year-old back-up goalkeeper, who joined from in 2015, has penned a new three-year deal, the Bavarian giants announced on Sunday, reports

"The past three years have shown that we can always rely on Especially this season, he has played a significant role. We are leading the and still have good chances to progress in and German Cup," Bayern's said on the club's official homepage.

Ulreich has made 17 appearances between the posts so far as starting German international has been sidelined since September 2017 with a metatarsal fracture.

"I am very happy that will continue to rely on me in the future, giving me the trust to reach the club's goals in the next few years. Besides, my family and I feel very happy in Munich," Ulreich said.

Bayern currently sit atop the standings with an 18-point advantage ahead of their closest rivals

Bayern will on Tuesday meet in the first leg of pre-quarterfinals.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 14:48 IST