Connect with us

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich sign Thiago Alcantara to contract through 2019

thiago alcantara picture held by javi martinez

Thiago Alcantara has signed a new contract to keep him at Bayern Munich until 2019, the club have announced.

The 24-year-old was the first player Pep Guardiola wanted to sign when he took charge of the club two seasons ago, and he has made 41 appearances in all competitions for the Bavarians in two injury-hit seasons.

SEE MORE: Watch the final episode of the Bundesliga promo video campaign.

Despite missing over a year with a knee injury, he has still shown exactly why Guardiola was so desperate to sign him from Barcelona, and he has now earned a two-year extension to his previous deal.

“We are pleased that Thiago has decided to remain at Bayern in the long term,” said Bayern’s chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on the Bundesliga club’s website.

“He is young and he is an important player for the future of this club.”

SEE MORE: Bundesliga, gameweek two: Beat the small teams, win the league.

Thiago has played a part in both of Bayern’s first two Bundesliga games of the season, despite Guardiola’s prediction that he would need a few months of the season before being fully fit again after a knee injury which ruled him out over a year until April.

200+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, World Cup, Euro 2024 & more
  • Includes NBC, USA, FOX, ESPN, CBSSN & more
Live & On Demand TV Streaming
  • Price: $35/mo. for Sling Blue
  • Watch Premier League, World Cup & MLS
  • Includes USA, NBC, FOX, FS1 + more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
2,000+ soccer games per year
  • Price: $4.99/mo
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & NWSL
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

More in Bayern Munich

Translate »