FC Bayern Munich is apparently on the verge of prematurely extending midfielder Joshua Kimmich’s contract. That reports the picture.
According to this, the working paper of the German national player, which is currently dated until 2023, is to be expanded by three more years until 2026. Both parties had already agreed after a meeting on Monday, the signature is probably only a matter of form.
Bavaria sweetened that signature loudly for the 26-year-old picture with a hefty raise. Kimmich, who is supposed to receive around ten million euros a year to date, will apparently earn almost double that amount in the future, i.e. almost 20 million euros.
With that he would catch up with the two captains Manuel Neuer and Thomas Müller in the club’s internal salary ranking, only star striker Robert Lewandowski deserves more.
FC Bayern: Joshua Kimmich negotiated the new contract himself
Incidentally, Kimmich negotiated the new contract in person. He only wants the final draft contract out loud picture submit to a lawyer for review. In April, Kimmich parted ways with his consulting agency: “This is a conscious decision that I made last year. I have decided for myself that I want to stand up for my values and my views even more and that I want to live up to my personal responsibility.” he said at the time.
Kimmich has played for FC Bayern since 2015 and is considered the captain of the future. To date, he has made a total of 261 competitive games for Munich, with which he was able to win six German championships and the Champions League in 2020.
Meanwhile, there is loud for Bavaria picture also positive news regarding the future of Kimmich’s buddy Leon Goretzka. After the negotiations about an extension of the contract for the 26-year-old midfielder, which expired in 2022, were finally broke, they have now been resumed “in a positive atmosphere”. However, there has not yet been an agreement.