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Lell boosted by Bayern deal

Published: Friday 22 December 2006, 14.26CET
FC Bayern München have extended the contract of defender Christian Lell by two years until 2009 with Felix Magath calling him a "very important" player.

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Published: Friday 22 December 2006, 14.26CET

Lell boosted by Bayern deal

FC Bayern München have extended the contract of defender Christian Lell by two years until 2009 with Felix Magath calling him a "very important" player.

FC Bayern München have extended the contract of defender Christian Lell by two years until 2009.

'Very important player'
Lell returned from a two-year loan spell at 1. FC Köln this summer and the versatile 22-year-old right-back has proved a useful squad player since. Bayern coach Felix Magath said: "Christian Lell has become a very reliable and, to us, a very important player since returning from Köln. I am glad that he chose to extend his stay with Bayern." His club meets Real Madrid CF in the UEFA Champions League first knockout round.

Last updated: 22/12/06 14.35CET

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