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Jerome Boateng extension not off the table, insists Bayern boss Oliver Kahn

By Rune Gjerulff

FC Bayern board member Oliver Kahn insists Jerome Boateng could still stay at Allianz Arena beyond this season.

Oliver Kahn.
Oliver Kahn.

14 days ago, Bild reported that Bayern München have decided against extending Jerome Boateng's contract, which runs out at the end of the season, and the centre-back has said claimed he's no longer thinking about his expiring deal.


However, speaking to Sky, FC Bayern board member Oliver Kahn has insisted that a contract extension with Boateng is not yet off the table.

The responsible at the club and Boateng are "in contact," Kahn said before Bayern's 3-1 victory over RB Salzburg on Wednesday before adding:

"There is nothing to worry about. We will hold talks at the appropriate time and come to a fair decision.

"We are aware of what he has achieved and is currently able to achieve for Bayern München."

The experienced centre-back has started five games in a row for the German champions.


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