Boateng's exit sparks tension at Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich's German head coach Hans-Dieter Flick walks across the pitch after their Uefa Champions League quarter-final first leg match against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Munich, southern Germany, on April 7, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Boateng joins David Alaba, another key member of the side which won the Champions League title in 2020, who will also leave at the end of the season.
  • While Alaba, 28, repeatedly turned down a contract extension, Boateng was not offered a new deal.
  • Since joining Bayern in 2011 from Manchester City, Boateng has won the Champions League title twice, anchoring the defence in the treble-winning seasons of 2013 and 2020 and won the Bundesliga title eight times.



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