By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Bayern youngster signs first professional contract

Aleksandar Pavlovic has signed his first professional contract with Bayern Munich, committing himself to the club until 2027.
19-year-old Bayern Munich player Aleksandar Pavlovic has signed his first professional contract.

The German champions made the announcement on Wednesday, confirming a deal for the youngster until 2027.

"I grew up at FC Bayern and am very happy to have now signed my first professional contract," said Pavlovic, who made his professional debut in Bayern's 8-0 victory over Darmstadt on Sunday.

"I’ve dreamed of this since I was little. Many thanks to everyone who’s supported me at the FC Bayern Campus. I want to learn in every training session and will keep working hard on myself."

Bayern sporting director Christoph Freund commented:

"Aleks Pavlovic is a technically gifted midfielder with very good vision. Furthermore, he’s incredibly eager to learn, ambitious and determined in terms of his goals.

"Aleks has worn the Bayern shirt since the age of seven and has passed through every youth team all the way to our first team. That makes him a great example for our boys at the Campus. We’re very pleased that he’s signed his first professional contract with us."

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