German football club Borussia Monchengladbach has extended its contract with seasoned defender Oscar Wendt till June 30, 2019.

“Oscar developed into a key player. He is our team skipper. We are therefore very delighted about his contract extension,” Monchengladbach’s sporting director Max Eberl said in a statement on Monday.

The former Sweden international joined Monchengladbach in 2011 and provided 13 goals in 181 appearances since his arrival.

“It was my wish to extend my contract here. I always said that I feel super comfortable at Borussia. I love to play for this club and I am glad that I can stay here for longer,” the 31-year-old told the club’s official home page.

Monchengladbach will encounter Cologne in the first round in the Bundesliga on August 20.

First Published | 15 August 2017 3:04 PM
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