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Jean-Philippe Mateta signs Mainz contract extension

Mainz 05 have announced the contract extension of 21-year-old striker Jean-Philippe Mateta until 2023.

The Frenchman has contributed 14 goals in 34 Bundesliga games in his debut season and has become an important member of Sandro Schwarz’ Mainz team following his €10m transfer from Lyon.

Mateta’s debut campaign in Germany had attracted the attention and bids from Everton, Newcastle United, Cardiff City, Watford and Southampton between €20m & €25m, of which have been rebuffed by Mainz.

 

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