Bayern Munich clarify Sami Khedira's situation following 'agreement' rumours

Sami Khedira

Chelsea and Arsenal were handed a boost in the race for Sami Khedira's signature as Bayern Munich's media director dismissed the rumours he had agreed a deal to sign for them in the summer.

Bayern Munich media director Markus Horwick has comments on the rumours Sami Khedira was on his way to the club, labelling the claims 'zero percent true'. 

Early Wednesday morning, online radio station Candena SER broke the news that Sami Khedira had agreed a pre-contract with Bayern Munich and would leave Real Madrid at the end of the season to return to his home nation.

However, hours later, their media director Markus Horwick commented on responded by clarifying the reports as false. 

The 27-year-old, believed to be wanted by Bayern, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and many others, is out of contract at the end of the season and the current rules stipulate that come the new year he will be able to begin to talk to clubs freely and plan where his next move will be, if not at Real Madrid. 

After missing more than five months of last season through injury, the Stuttgart-born midfielder went on to play a part in Germany's World Cup win, but unfortunately missed the final due to an injury. 

He has not signed a new contract and it seems highly likely he will be playing in a different shirt next season, despite the claims from Carlo Ancelotti Madrid want to keep him. 

''The club wants him [Khedira] to sign a contract extension,'' Ancelotti told radio station RNE. ''We consider him a reliable player, who is serious and professional.''

Nevertheless, It's not exaggerated to think that on a free transfer Khedira will have the pick of every club in the world, well those who can afford his wages, and with him heading into his twilight years, he will have to choose wisely.

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