Ligue 1 - Berbatov extends Monaco stay

Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov has signed a one-year contract extension to keep him at Monaco until the end of next season, the French club said on Friday.

Ligue 1 - Berbatov extends Monaco stay

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MONACO, Monaco : Monaco's forward Dimitar Berbatov controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Nice (OGCN) at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on April 20, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET

The 33-year-old former Bayern Leverkusen, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United forward joined the Ligue 1 club from Fulham in January and scored nine goals in 14 appearances.

"With AS Monaco, Dimitar showed all of his talent," Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev said in a statement.

"He is a great player and we are very proud to have him for the next season."

Big-spending Monaco finished second in Ligue 1 behind Paris St Germain.

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