Robben will remain at Bayern

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Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has vowed to keep former Chelsea winger Arjen Robben at the Allianz Arena for the rest of his career.

The 28-year-old is under contract with the Bundesliga giants until 2015, after arriving in Germany from Real Madrid in a €25million deal in 2009.

"Arjen Robben is one of the best players ever to have worn the Bayern Munich jersey, and that's why he will remain here forever," Hoeness told AZ.

"He has put in some incredible performances for Bayern over the years. He single-handedly helped us to the next round in the Champions League quarter and semi-finals in 2010."

After starting his career with FC Groningen in his native Holland, Robben impressed and earned himself a switch to Eredivisie giants PSV Eindhoven.

From there he was picked up by Jose Mourinho at Chelsea, where he enjoyed instant success at Stamford Bridge, helping the Blues to the 2004/05 Premier League title.

Three years later he signed a five-year deal with Real Madrid, for a reported £24million fee, and moved to Munich in 2009, where he has continued to excel.

Robben has made only three Bundesliga appearances for Bayern this season, as he continues his recovery from injury, but could make his comeback in this weekend's Bundesliga match versus Fortuna Dusseldorf.

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