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Sport Neuer dreaming of captaining Bayern Munich in another home Champions League final after signing new contract

23:27  22 may  2020
23:27  22 may  2020 Source:   goal.com

FC Bayern Munich - Sven Ulreich: "Will try to find a new club"

 FC Bayern Munich - Sven Ulreich: newcomer Alexander Nübel should be the new number two at Bayern behind Manuel Neuer. Sven Ulreich therefore wants to leave Munich. © Provided by Goal Bayern Munich's substitute goalkeeper Sven Ulreich is on the go with the German record champions. "It is also clear that I do not want to be number three next season. I will try to find a new club," said the 31-year-old at Sport1 after Bayern alongside captain Manuel Neuer and Schalke keeper Alexander Nübel (23) from summer.

a young boy holding a football ball: Manuel Neuer saves a penalty in the 2012 Champions League final © Bongarts Manuel Neuer saves a penalty in the 2012 Champions League final

Manuel Neuer wants to captain Bayern Munich until 2023 and is hoping to lead them out in a home Champions League final at the Allianz Arena in 2022.

The Bayern goalkeeper and skipper on Wednesday signed an extension to a contract that was due to expire at the end of the 2020-21 campaign.

He is now tied to Bayern until 2023, though he will have added competition from next season when Alexander Nubel will join from Neuer's former club Schalke.

However, Neuer clearly has designs on retaining his place as number one between the posts and wants to keep the armband for the duration of his deal.

Bayern Munich: Coman on the bench against Union Berlin

 Bayern Munich: Coman on the bench against Union Berlin Frenchman Kingsley Coman is only a replacement for the Bayern Munich team which will challenge the Union Berlin at 6 p.m. this Sunday. The Bundesliga returns to business and after the successful return of Borussia Dortmund, who atomized Schalke in the Ruhr derby on Saturday, it is the turn of Bayern Munich to enter the arena this Sunday . The Munich club is opposed to the Union Berlin for this 26th lifting of the German Championship.

"I am convinced by our team and the whole club and I am sure we will be playing successful football throughout the coming years," he told club media.

"Of course, we have some goals we can reach within this current season. We have a good team for the next few years and it is a lot of fun working for FC Bayern, also as captain. This is also my job and I want to continue until 2023."

Bayern lead the Bundesliga - which resumed last weekend having been suspended since March because of the coronavirus pandemic - by four points. They are also in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals and hold a 3-0 lead over Chelsea from the first leg in the Champions League last 16.

Neuer is hopeful Bayern can complete the treble and has an eye on May 2022, when the Champions League final comes to his home stadium 10 years after their penalty shoot-out defeat to Chelsea on the same stage at the same venue.

"You start every year from the beginning of course wanting to win it all. There is now the championship to win this year and we are still in every competition," he added. "But right now it is a different situation for us and everyone has to adjust to the current situation, not only us football players.

"One of our big goals for the next few years is definitely having the chance to play a home Champions League final, like we did in 2012. 2022 will be another European final in Munich, which is a great incentive for me and the whole team.

"It would be a dream for us all to be able to reach this final at home."

Bundesliga: Official: FCB sign Hoffenheim-Juwel .
© Provided by SPOX FC Bayern Munich has announced the signing of junior international Armindo Sieb from TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. The 17-year-old offensive player comes to the German record champions for the new season and signs a three-year contract there. "With Armindo, we were able to win a great German offensive talent for us," says FCB campus manager Jochen Sauer.

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