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David Alaba sings new contract with Bayern Munich

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Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has signed a new contract with The German side, keeping him at the club until 2018, according to Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old has already played 66 times for the German Champions, along with playing 13 games and scoring one goal this campaign under Pep Guardiola, and he is a player who is growing in confidence.

As sporting director Matthias Sammer believes this is an important signing.

He told reporters: "At 21 you have not yet matured. The signal from Alaba to carry on with us, is very important."

The former Hoffenheim left-back has played 37 times for his country Austria, and has scored seven goals.

The Austrian has stated he is; "very, very happy" with signing a new contract with the Champions League holders, and believes he has a long career ahead of him in the Bundesliga.

Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge also has been backing the young talent, as he believes Alaba is developing into a good player.

"He has developed wonderfully on the pitch. Pep Guardiola is very happy. David has made a major contribution to ensuring that we have had success this year," he said.

Bayern Munich sit top of the Bundesliga, unbeaten, along with sitting top of their group in the Champions League, above Manchester City.

Last year's treble winners last match was a 2-0 victory at home to Eintracht Braunschweig and in the coming weeks play in three different competitions; Augsburg in the DFB Pokal, Werder Bremen in the league, followed by their last group game in the Champions League against Manchester City at home.

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