MX23RW : Saturday, April 20 16:53:56| >> :600:76555372:76555372:

Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm refuses to rule out retirement at end of season

Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm says that he will not rule out retiring at the end of the season.

Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm has refused to rule out retiring at the end of the season.

The former Germany international, who will turn 33 on Friday, will not come to the end of his contract for another 18 months.

However, Lahm, who made his first-team debut for Bayern in 2002, has claimed that he may walk away from the sport early.

"I wouldn't rule anything out," Lahm told Bild. "I said nine months ago already that this situation could arise and nothing has changed in how I see this.

"I want to be able to measure myself at the very highest level and be able to recognise myself when the right time is to end my career.

"I certainly won't be determining my future only based on the number of titles we have won at the end of the season, but I will listen to my body and then decide how things go on."

Lahm has won eight Bundesliga titles, seven DFB-Pokal crowns and the Champions League trophy during his time at Bayern.


Click here for more stories about Philipp Lahm

Click here for more stories about Bayern Munich

Share this article now:
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Read Next:
Ancelotti: 'Schweinsteiger not needed at Bayern'
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City34282487226586
2Liverpool34267177205785
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs342211164352967
4Arsenal33206766402666
5Chelsea34206857362166
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd33197763441964
7Watford34147134949049
8Leicester CityLeicester35146154847148
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves34139124142-148
10Everton34137144644246
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham35127164454-1043
12Bournemouth35125184962-1341
13Crystal Palace34116174046-639
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle35109163243-1139
15Burnley34116174260-1839
16Southampton34910153954-1537
17Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton3497183253-2134
18Cardiff CityCardiff3494213063-3331
RFulham3565243376-4323
RHuddersfield TownHuddersfield3535272069-4914

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account