Last season's treble winners Bayern Munich have decided to put contract talks on hold with several players as the club say they want to "see how things pan out in the new season."

David Alaba, Jerome Boateng, Toni Kroos and Arjen Robben are all under contract with Bayern until 2015, but the club's CEO has put renewals on hold.

And the Bayern quartet have previously spoken out about their desire to extend their current deals at the Allianz Arena.

Robben, who will be 31 when his contract expires, has said: "Currently there is no reason to leave the club. If they are pleased with me and want to talk, I am ready to talk."

CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said he and the club's hierarchy want to "take their time and discuss internally and wait and see how things will pan out."

While manager Pep Guardiola wants to get an idea of the players before making any decisions.

Reports in Germany say the club are shying away from contract talks due to the healthy competition in the squad.

The European champions signed Thiago Alcantara and Mario Gotze this summer, whilst Luiz Gustavo and Mario Gomez have quit the Allianz Arena, and Rummenigge has confirmed their business this transfer window is over. 

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