Tymoshchuk wants Bayern stay

The defensive all-rounder is eager to remain in Bavaria and see out his contract, despite having seen limited playing time this season with the German record champions
Anatoliy Tymoshchuk is believed to have accepted his squad status at Bayern Munich, and is hoping to remain at the Allianz Arena next season.

The Ukraine international has only been used sparingly this term having made just 18 appearances in the Bundesliga. However, a Goal.com source revealed that the player will settle for his role as a substitute, and is willing to see out his contract through the 2012-13 campaign.

Tymoshchuk's future has in the past been called into question due to his inconsistent role with the Bavarian giants. However, coach Jupp Heynckes sees him as a valuable member of his squad, given the 33-year-old's ability to play in midfield, and in both the center and right side of defense. Accordingly, the trainer is expected to retain the player in his squad next season.

Having amassed 114 international appearances, Tymoshchuk is Ukraine's most-capped player. He signed with Bayern in 2009 from Zenit St Petersburg, and has since made 102 appearances in all club competitions.

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