Real Madrid to extend Sami Khedira’s contract until 2018

Real Madrid to extend Sami Khedira’s contract until 2018


Real Madrid and Sami Khedira have reached an agreement to extend the German international contract with Los Blancos until 2018, Spanish digital newspaper has claimed.

Despite the midfielder suffering a season-ending injury last month in an international game with Germany, Florentino Perez wants to reward Khedira’s good work with an improvement in his contract conditions. states the new deal will be announce in January, when the player is expected to return to Madrid from Germany, where he’s taking the first steps of his ligament injury recovery process.

Khedira, who was among the low profile players of the team earning around two million euros a year, will make 3.5 million per season with this new contract.

The 26-year-old was the second player of the squad to have played more minutes this season until he fell injured in a Germany national team friendly against Italy on November 15th. In fact, after missing him, Ancelotti had to completely change his system, from a 4-3-3 formation to 4-2-3-1.

Khedira was expected to make his return by June 2014, just in time to play the World Cup with Germany. However, his knee is improving fast and he could get back to playing in April.

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