We are delighted to announce that Florian Grillitsch has prematurely extended his contract with TSG Hoffenheim until June 30th 2022. Grillitsch has been a key player for Hoffenheim since his arrival from Bremen in 2017 and scored the first goal ever for the club in the UEFA Champions League. He decided to extend his contract despite several offers from clubs in Germany and Europe. Flo is now looking forward to work with new coach Alfred Schreuder next season.
Roman Kerschbaum has signed a 3-year contract for Austrian Bundesliga club FC Flyeralarm Admira Wacker. The experienced 25-year old defensive midfielder shall lead the young squad of Admira and help them to succeed. We're excited to see you continue playing in the Bundesliga, Roman!
Goalkeeper talent and GIG Youngstar Vincent Müller has left 1.FC Köln after 12 years to sign his first professional contract in his young career. Vini will join German third division club Würzburger Kickers until 2021. All the best to Vini and we are looking forward to see his debut for the club soon.
Valentino Müller will leave SCR Altach to join Austrian club LASK Linz. Valentino is regarded as one of Austria's biggest talents and made his debut at age 17 in the Austrian Bundesliga. The defensive midfielder is looking forward to the next years in Linz and we wish him all the best.
Lukas Hinterseer has signed a 2-year deal with an option for Hamburger SV. Lukas declined several offers from clubs in Germany, the UK and other countries in order to help Hamburg seal promotion next season. We wish him all the best in Hamburg!
Simon Straudi has signed his first professional contract in his young career for SV Werder Bremen. The talented Italian midfielder joined Werder in 2016 from FC Südtirol and was able to impress Florian Kohfeldt and Werder's management despite a long injury break. Fingers crossed that we will see Simon in the Bundesliga soon!
Florian Kainz and Louis Schaub have sealed promotion with 1.FC Köln in Germany. Our two GIG players celebrated the 2. Bundesliga title yesterday. 24-year old Schaub was a key player this season and provided 13 assists and scored 3 goals in 26 games for Cologne. Flo Kainz signed for the club in January and immediately became a key player. He provided two assists in the 4:0 victory against Greuther Fürth which sealed Cologne's promotion. GRASS IS GREEN is looking forward to see both Austrian National Team players in the highest German football division next season!
GRASS IS GREEN is proud to announce that Christian Fuchs has signed a 1-year contract extension with Leicester City. The former Austrian National Team captain has been wearing the Foxes jersey since 2015 and was a key player for LCFC in the 15/16 Premier League title win season. We are very happy for Christian.
Markus Suttner leaves Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion on loan and signs a 6-month contract for Fortuna Düsseldorf. Markus shall play a vital role and help the club to remain in the highest German football division. GRASS IS GREEN is happy for Markus and wishes him all the best.
Welcome to GRASS IS GREEN, Florian Kainz! Flo has appeared in 52 Bundesliga Matches for SV Werder Bremen, scored 5 goals and assisted 7 goals. He made more than 160 appearances for SK Rapid and Sturm Graz in the Austrian Bundesliga. The 26-year old Austrian National Team Player is a versatile attacking midfielder, extremely skillful and with a strong attacking play. We're looking forward to working with him.