Xhaka extends Gladbach deal

2015-02-03 12:03

Berlin - Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka has extended his contract by three years to 2019, the Bundesliga club said on Monday.

The talented 22-year-old Swiss international, who joined in 2012 from Basel and quickly earned a starting spot, had initially singed a deal to 2016.

"In these two and a half years Granit has made great strides and became one of the most important players of our team," Gladbach sports director Max Eberl said on the club website (

"We are happy to have tied him to us for a longer time."

Gladbach are third in the Bundesliga, seven points behind second-placed VfL Wolfsburg.

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