Young German nugget and courted by many big clubs, Florian Wirtz has extended until 2027 with Bayer Leverkusen, his training club.

Another revelation of the season in the Bundesliga, Florian Wirtz (19 years old) has, like Christopher Nkunkuachieved top performances in the German championship and also attracted the interest of many major European clubs such as Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester United.

But like leipzig, which extended the French until 2026the Bayer Leverkusen does not intend to let slip his nugget so easily. This Thursday, the 3rd in the Bundesliga announced the extension of his attacking midfielder until 2027.

He won’t be back until September

“I find the evolution over the past two years to be almost breathtaking and certainly unpredictable. It is clear to me that I also have the team to thank for that. The people here are one of the main reasons why I feel good here and why everything went so well”told the young German international to the club’s media.

Author of a very good start to the 2021-2022 financial year with 10 goals and 14 assists in 31 matches in all competitions, Wirtz then suffered a serious injury in March with a ruptured cruciate ligament which prevented him from completing the season. He will also miss the start of the next season and will return in mid-September.

“One of the best German players of the next decade”

Rudi Völler, former OM player and current sports director of Bayer 04, is also delighted with this extension. “We were able to show one of the best German players of the coming decade convincing prospects for the future and above all a squad that highlights Florian’s qualities. I’m happy to be able to keep him in our jersey for a long time.”did he declare.