Alexander Schlager, the No.1 keeper of LASK Linz, has signed a new deal with the club who promoted him to first-choice goalkeeper. The Salzburg-born goalkeeper has shown strong performances for LASK and has recently been called up to the Austrian A-National Team for the first time. He also made a strong debut in the Europa League this season. We are very happy for Alex and wish him all the best in Linz!
Patrick Farkas has signed a new deal with Austrian giants FC Red Bull Salzburg. He is now bound to the club until summer 2022. Patrick made an extraordinary comeback after a longterm injury and has become a vital part on the rightback position for the club. He's extremely happy in Salzburg and is looking forward to help the club advance further in the next years. All the best to you, Patrick!
"Deadline Day" in Austria - Dominik Baumgartner returns to the Austrian Bundesliga for one year and signs a loan deal for Wolfsberger AC, the club that will participate in the Europa League group stage for the first time in their history. Dominik will strengthen the central defence and right-back position in the club before returning to VfL Bochum in summer 2020. All the best to you, Domi!
"Deadline Day" in Germany - A new challenge for Konstantin Kerschbaumer in the next years. Konstantin has left FC Ingolstadt 04 and signed a 3-year deal with German 2. Bundesliga club FC Heidenheim 1846. We would like to thank the clubs for reaching a solution to the benefit of the player and wish Konstantin all the best in Heidenheim!
We're happy to announce just in time on Deadline Day the transfer of Patrick Schmidt to Barnsley Football Club. "Pipo" signed a 4-year contract and will play for the first time for a club outside of Austria. He joins from Admira Wacker where he came up from the club's academy. We would like to thank Admira for fulfilling Patrick's wish to join Barnsley.
That's a nice present for his 20th birthday. Christoph Baumgartner has extended his contract for two more years in Hoffenheim and is now tied to the club until 2023. The Austrian U21 National Team Player who joined the German side from AKA St. Pölten in 2017 made his Bundesliga debut last season. We wish Baumi all the best!
Welcome back to the Bundesliga, Markus Suttner! Brighton Albion and Fortuna Düsseldorf have reached an agreement so that Markus can sign a new 1-year deal with Fortuna Düsseldorf. Markus had already joined Düsseldorf on loan in the winter transfer window but is now looking forward to play a full season for them. We wish him all the best!
Austrian U21 National Team Player Philipp Lienhart has extended his contract with SC Freiburg for one year until 2022. Lienhart had attracted interest from several clubs in Germany and abroad after his strong performances in the U21 Euro 2019 but has now decided to stay in Freiburg. We're very happy for Philipp and wish him all the best for the upcoming season in the German Bundesliga.
Welcome back in Graz, Thorsten Röcher! SK Stum Graz and FC Ingolstadt 04 have reached an agreement on a one-year loan with a buy-option today. Thorsten will thus return to his former club and play in the Austrian Bundesliga again. We would like to thank both clubs for finding a solution and honoring the wishes of the player.
We are pleased to announce that 22-year old FC Admira Wacker defensive midfielder Wilhelm "Willi" Vorsager has signed a representation contract with GRASS IS GREEN. Willi is a promising young player who has featured regularly for Admira and the Austrian Youth National Teams. Welcome, Willi!