Bayern Munich extend contracts of American trio Amber Brooks, Sarah Hagen, and Niki Cross through next season

Dennis Grombkowski

With the season over, Bayern moved quickly to secure the services of a trio of Americans. Amber Brooks, Sarah Hagen, and Niki Cross all received one year contract extensions.

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Bayern Munich announced today that they have signed three of their four American players to contract extensions through the end of next season. Amber Brooks, Sarah Hagen, and Niki Cross will all return for another year at Sportpark Aschheim.

"This is extremely important for us, because we saw this season just how important the American group is," said Bayern's manager Karin Danner. "Sarah Hagen is a top striker, Amber Brooks is a pillar in our midfield, and Niki Cross is a fixture in defense."

With the start of the National Women's Soccer League in the USA this year, all three players had the opportunity to return stateside and continue their careers, but they've decided to stay in Munich for at least another twelve months. The other American in the squad, Gina Lewandowski, is under contract through the end of the next season.

The comments on this thread have been closed after going off topic into every conceivable topic but Bayern resigning the three players.

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