Marvin Plattenhardt extends Nuremberg contract

Nuremberg's defender Marvin Plattenhardt celebrates with midfielder Timo Gebhart during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Nuernberg vs VfL Wolfsburg on November 3, 2012
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Nuremberg left-back Marvin Plattenhardt extends his contract at the Grundig-Stadion until June 2017.

Nuremberg left-back Marvin Plattenhardt has extended his contract at the Grundig-Stadion until June 2017.

The 21-year-old's previous deal had been due to expire at the end of the season.

"I am happy to be at Nurnberg," Plattenhardt told the club's official website.

"It's the place where I have been handed the chance to make my very first steps in the Bundesliga and I am sure this is the best club to develop further."

Nuremberg general manager Martin Bader added: "We are happy to have agreed a new contract with Marvin. It's good to know he has pledged his future to our club. At this point in time, this signature is a great thing."

Plattenhardt has made 13 Bundesliga appearances this season.

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