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The Bianconeri made a big push to lure the former Real Madrid man to Serie A, but the Dutchman has revealed that he was always going to sign a new deal with his Bavarian employers

Arjen Robben has admitted that he was honoured by Juventus' attempts to take him to Turin this summer but explained that he is supremely happy at Bayern Munich and can even see himself finishing his career at the Allianz Arena.

The Netherlands international recently signed a two-year contract extension which will tie him to the Bundesliga outfit until at least 2015.

Robben was heavily linked with the Bianconeri before putting pen to paper on a new deal, but he insisted that he never seriously entertained the idea of leaving Bayern.

"This is the first time I have renewed my contract with a club," he told Voetbal International. "I have always moved on. So this says it all. I can also imagine finishing my career here.

"I know that Juventus have tried to get me and that was an honour for me, but I always had it in my head to stay at Bayern."

Robben recently stated that he will retire if Bayern lift the Champions League and Netherlands win Euro 2012, but the winger asserted that no matter what happens in the coming weeks, he will play on.

"This was obviously a joke," he told Bild. "I'm 28 years old, so I hopefully have a few more years to go yet. I will continue to play until my body can't handle it."

Robben's current focus, though, is helping Bayern to victory in Saturday's DFB Pokal final against Borussia Dortmund.




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