Dortmund captain Sebastian Kehl extends contract

Borussia Dortmund captain Sebastian Kehl has agreed to stay with

the Bundesliga leaders for at least another season.

Dortmund says the 32-year-old midfielder extended his contract

by a season with an option for a further term to June 2014. His

current deal had been due to expire at the end of this season.

Kehl says he is happy to stay on at a ”very special club.”

Along with 31 caps for Germany, Kehl has played in 203

Bundesliga games for Dortmund since joining from Freiburg in


Defending champion Dortmund leads the Bundesliga by three points

from Borussia Moenchengladbach.