Bayer Leverkusen striker Stefan Kiessling has said he will see out his contract, which runs until 2018.
Kiessling, 33, had contemplated retirement last year but has decided to play another season before ending his career.
He told Bild he had held "very good talks" with coach Heiko Herrlich and added: "I think that we can support each other very well."
Herrlich, appointed last week, said: "My credo is: Don't ask what the club can do for you, but what you can do for the club. And Stefan Kiessling...