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Arjen Robben and Rafinha sign one-year deals to stay at Bayern Munich

Robben and Rafinha sign one-year deal with Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have announced winger Arjen Robben and defender Rafinha have signed new, one-year deals to stay at the club next season.

Robben, 34, joined Bayern from Real Madrid in 2009, winning seven league titles and one Champions League crown with the Bavarians, while Brazilian Rafinha, 32, joined in 2011 – winning six Bundesliga crowns.

Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and sports director Hasan Salihamidzic agreed to extend the pair’s deals, just weeks before they were due to expire.

Salihamidzic confirmed the good news, saying:

“We are delighted to have extended for one more year with these deserving players,” said Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic in a statement. “Because both Arjen Robben as well as Rafinha play an important role in our plans for next season.”

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