Werder Bremen midfielder Torsten Frings has revealed he plans to retire in the summer.
The former Germany international is out of contract at the end of June and has decided to hang up his boots for good.
Frings has played a total of 392 Bundesliga matches for Bremen, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and was capped 79 times by Germany.
“I will be 35,” Frings told Norddeutscher Rundfunk. “I don’t want to carry on, I have had enough.”
“We will hold some talks so my decision is not yet 100% certain, but there is a clear tendency towards retiring.
“I have been thinking long and hard about this. People keep on asking me whether I will be staying or not.”