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Chelsea-linked star signs new long-term deal at Bayern Munich

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The Bavarians have tied Serge Gnabry to a new contract at Allianz Arena.

Bayern Munich have confirmed Serge Gnabry has signed a new four-year deal at the club.

The 27-year-old entered the final year of his Bayern contract amid interest from Chelsea and Arsenal. Despite a few pauses in his negotiations with the German giants, Gnabry has agreed to continue his career at Allianz Arena.

“I thought a lot about what I want as a player in the coming years,” said Gnabry.

“I came to the conclusion that I want to stay at FC Bayern, win everything again here and experience things – in particular celebrating another Champions League title, but this time with our fans.

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“It’s special because I get to play here with my friends at the highest level. It certainly wouldn’t feel the same at a different club. 

“I want to experience more great moments here – and nowhere else. The hunger for major honours isn’t going away.”

Bayern president Herbert Hainer added: “It’s another strong signal that a player like Serge Gnabry sees his future at FC Bayern.

“He’s won everything here and identifies with the club so much that he wants to help write more chapters of club history. 

“When he’s on the ball, he’s a joy to watch. With him, Sadio Mane, Thomas Müller, Kingsley Coman, Leroy Sané and Jamal Musiala, FC Bayern have outstanding options on the flanks which are among the best in European football.”

Bayern revealed Gnabry’s new contract hours after they confirmed Robert Lewandowski will leave the club to join Barcelona.