Lewandowski extends Bayern contract until 2023

Lewandowski extends Bayern contract until 2023

Robert Lewandowski has extended his contract at Bayern Munich until 2023.

One of the highest paid stars at Bayern on 15 million euros ($16.6m) per season, Lewandowski will be approaching his 35th birthday by the time his new contract expires in June 2023.

Bayern announced the news on Thursday quoting the striker as being proud with the extended deal.

“FC Bayern is one of the three largest clubs in the world and we have an outstanding team. I am proud to be part of this club,” said the 31-year-old, who has scored 207 Bundesliga goals in 292 appearances for Bayern and former club Dortmund.

“FC Bayern has become my sporting home. We also feel very comfortable as a family in Munich,” added Lewandowski, whose wife gave birth to a daughter in 2017.

“I am convinced that we will achieve a lot more in the coming years.”