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Bayern Munich has confirmed that Javi Martinez can leave the club so long as an appropriate offer is received.

Spanish World Cup winner Javi Martinez has been in Bavaria for eight years. The midfielder still has one year to run on his Bayern Munich contract.

He has been a loyal servant to the German Champions but has decided it is time to move on.

This decision probably has a lot to do with the fact, this season has seen his playing time diminish. With the emergence of younger players such as Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka, he played a third of the games he usually does.

The club understands the player’s desire and is more than happy to help facilitate a transfer providing certain obligations are met by the purchasing club.

CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insists that the club will put the player’s wishes first under the right circumstances.

Speaking to Abendzietung, he said:

“We know that he would like to leave the club with a suitable offer.”

“We wouldn’t put any obstacles in his way because he was always a good player and a reliable, serious person. We will always try to find a solution that suits the player.”

Martinez is one of several players who could leave the Allianz Stadium this summer.