Bayern Munich announced on Monday afternoon that 16-year-old midfielder Paul Wanner has signed a long-term contract with the Bundesliga club.
“We are very happy that Paul Wanner is continuing his very good development at Bayern Munich,” said sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. “Paul showed in training with the pros that his talent gives him the chance to grow into our team. That he plays in the Bundesliga at 16 confirms his class but also the excellent work being done at the Bayern Munich campus.”
Wanner made his professional Bundesliga debut at 16 against Borussia Mönchengladbach on January 7 and has played 32 minutes of league football for Bayern Munich this season. His previous deal was due to expire in the summer.