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Contento promoted by Bayern

Published: Wednesday 13 January 2010, 15.23CET
FC Bayern München have awarded 19-year old defender Diego Contento a first-team contract until the summer of 2011. Munich-born to italian parents, Contento has appeared 25 times for Bayern reserves in the third division over the past 13 months and will now join the senior set-up at the UEFA Champions League contenders. "I am pleased that the latest player we have educated has made the step into our first team," said Bayern sporting director Christian Nerlinger.
Published: Wednesday 13 January 2010, 15.23CET

Contento promoted by Bayern

FC Bayern München have awarded 19-year old defender Diego Contento a first-team contract until the summer of 2011. Munich-born to italian parents, Contento has appeared 25 times for Bayern reserves in the third division over the past 13 months and will now join the senior set-up at the UEFA Champions League contenders. "I am pleased that the latest player we have educated has made the step into our first team," said Bayern sporting director Christian Nerlinger.
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