Simon Straudi has signed a one-year loan deal for Austrian second division club SK Austria Klagenfurt who are trying to secure promotion to the Bundesliga. Simon is on a long-term contract in Bremen and is looking forward to his first professional loan.
Next step for Vincent Müller. Our goalkeeper leaves Würzburger Kickers and signs a long-term deal with Dutch Professional club PSV Eindhoven. Vincent recently secured promotion to the 2. Bundesliga with his former club and was one of the youngest starting goalkeepers in the third division in Germany. PSV has scouted him for a long time and now developed a plan which has convinced Vincent to start his first foreign experience and sign a professional contract until 2023. Good luck, Vini!
Louis Schaub leaves 1.FC Köln on loan and signs a one-year contract with Swiss First division club FC Luzern. Luzern has also secured an option to buy. We're happy for Louis and wish him all the best.
David Nemeth joins our GRASS IS GREEN family in Germany and signed a professional contract at Mainz 05 until 2024. David will leave Mainz 05 immediately on loan to get more match practice at the highest level possible and is supposed to return in 2021 to become a fixed part of Mainz' Bundesliga roster.
Philipp Huspek has extended his contract with Sturm Graz for two more years until summer 2022. Philipp has appeared in more than 100 games for Sturm Graz since 2016 and is happy to continue helping the club achieve their goals.
Carlos Miguel Coronel has rewarded the club's faith by signing a new contract valid until summer 2023. Carlos has appeared in 8 games this season, he had strong performances in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Carlos will continue working hard to become the club's No. 1 choice goalkeeper and we're happy to support him.
Louis Schaub has left 1.FC Köln to sign a 6-month loan deal for Hamburger SV. HSV has also secured a buy-option. Louis had several offers from clubs in Germany and abroad but it was the good atmosphere in the negotiations with Jonas Boldt and Michael Mutzel that convinced him to sign for Hamburg. He now wants to achieve what he already achieved with 1.FC Köln last year - promotion to the Bundesliga. Congratulations, Louis and fingers crossed for the second half of the season.
Marcel Ritzmaier leaves Austrian Bundesliga club Wolfsberger AC and will sign a contract for English Championship Club Barnsley Football Club. Marcel has committed himself until 2022 and is looking forward to play under his former head coach Gerhard Struber again. He will also join his fellow Austrian colleague Patrick Schmidt, another GIG client. We wish him all the best.
Philipp Zulechner has signed a new contract for German 2. Bundesliga club FC Erzgebirge Aue that will tie him to the club until 2022. The contract includes an option to extend until 2023. We are very happy for Philipp and wish him all the best in Aue.
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!