Bayern Munich hands Choupo-Moting two-year contract extension

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting had joined Bayern Munich in October last year on a free transfer for one season after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain had expired.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored three goals in 22 Bundesliga appearances and won plaudits for stepping up to replace Robert Lewandowski when the Poland striker was injured for Champions League games against PSG.   -  Reuters

Bayern Munich striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting signed a two-year contract extension on Friday, cementing his status as the backup to Robert Lewandowski.

Choupo-Moting joined Bayern in October on a free transfer for one season after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expired.

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The Germany-born Cameroon forward scored three goals in 22 Bundesliga appearances — playing all but eight of those as a substitute — but won plaudits for stepping up to replace Lewandowski when the Poland striker was injured for Champions League games against PSG.

Choupo-Moting scored a goal in each game as Bayern was eliminated on away goals in the quarterfinal after drawing 3-3 with PSG on aggregate.

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