Robben hints at Bayern exit

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Arjen Robben has hinted he may be prepared to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season amidst reports he is unsettled in Germany.


Robben has been a hit since making the switch to the Bundesliga in 2009, and was a key part of the Bayern side that made it to the Champions League final in 2010.


The 28-year-old has scored 14 goals this season as Jupp Heynckes’ side go in search of reclaiming the league title they conceded to Borussia Dortmund last year, but the former Chelsea winger admitted he has not had ‘the best of times’ at the Allianz Arena this season.


He also conceded that he may not be at the club come the start of next season, with Manchester City and his former club Chelsea believed to be interested in securing his services.


"It cannot be said that I am 100 per cent certain I will stay with Bayern,” he told Bild.


"A lot has happened in recent weeks and I didn't play for three games in a row. Everybody saw that. It was not the best of times.


"It is not as if I have to sign a new deal next week. I am just concentrating on playing football. I still have a year on my contract with Bayern so there is no rush. You never know what happens in football - it is often very strange."


Reports earlier this week suggested Bayern were unwilling to let Robben leave the club, and were preparing to offer him an improved contract to ignore the advances of Chelsea and Manchester City and stay in Munich.


The Dutchman has a year to run on his current deal and if he refuses to sign an extension with the Bundesliga giants, could be available for as little as €10 million.


The Daily Mail previously reported that Robben had been offered a £170,000-per-week contract, with Manchester City and Chelsea the only Premier League clubs able to match that figure.

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