Javi Martinez is confident Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm will not retire just yet and has backed his ability to keep playing until 2020.
Lahm suggested this month he could retire at the end of the 2016-17 season, but Martinez feels the former Germany international still has plenty to offer.
“Philipp is still looking so young and fresh,” Martinez told Bild .
“He will not retire just yet, I simply do not believe that. Philipp has to keep playing. I’d say he still […]
The veteran winger made the headlines for the wrong reason after an apparent elbow in the Bavarians’ weekend win, and he was scolded by his captain.
Bayerrn Munich skipper Philipp Lahm has warned Franck Ribery over his behaviour after the Frenchman appeared to elbow Borussia Dortmund defender Felix Passlack in this weekend’s DFL-Supercup encounter.
Ribery escaped with a yellow card following the first-half incident, but Lahm has told the 33-year-old his actions were not acceptable.
“I have told him that he should keep […]