Benaglio extends Wolfsburg contract

BERLIN - Swiss keeper Diego Benaglio has agreed a one-year contract extension with VfL Wolfsburg that will keep him with the Bundesliga champions until 2013, the club said on Monday.

"Diego Benaglio is an important part of our team," said coach Armin Veh. "We are happy to have agreed with a key player."

The 26-year-old, who joined Wolfsburg in 2008, is one of several starting players to have extended their deals with the club including captain Josue, strikers Edin Dzeko and Grafite and playmaker Zvjezdan Misimovic.