FC Köln plan contract extension with five first team players

FC Köln are planning to extend the contract of five players over the winter break, according to BILD.

It’s being decided that Tomas Ostrak (21) will sign a new deal with Florian Kainz (29) and Rafael Czichos (31) will be given new deals provided they would be willing to take a pay cut. Benno Schmitz (27) has excelled under Steffen Baumgart and is also expected to sign a new deal that will tie him to the club beyond the current season.

The Bundesliga side are also planning to exercise their purchase option on 22-year-old central defender Luca Kilian for around €2m, after impressing on loan from Mainz. 

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