LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Florian Wirtz, widely considered one of the most promising attacking midfielders in European soccer, looks set to stay at Bayer Leverkusen.
The club said on Thursday the 19-year-old Wirtz signed a contract extension to 2027 on a contract that still had four more years to run.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has persuaded highly rated youngster Paul Wanner to continue his development with the club beyond the end of the season.
The Bavarian powerhouse said on Monday the 16-year-old Wanner, who is the youngest player ever to appear in the Bundesliga for the club, extended the midfielder's contract which had been due to expire at the end of the season.
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Florian Wirtz has big shoes to fill at Bayer Leverkusen after its last young star left for Chelsea and won the Champions League. He's doing just fine.
The 18-year-old Wirtz is more than just a worthy successor to Kai Havertz in the Leverkusen attack.