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Diego Contento extends stay at Bayern

On Tuesday 19 June, Diego Contento agreed a three-year extension to his current contract, previously set to expire in 2013. The full-back has committed his future to Bayern until 30 June 2016.

The 22-year-old played at every youth level for the club, before earning promotion to the professional squad in 2010. The Munich-born Italian-German has made 47 appearances for FCB in the Bundesliga, Champions League and DFB Cup. He won league and cup winner’s medals in 2010, and reached the 2010 and 2012 Champions League finals with the Bavarians.