We are happy to announce our latest addition to our GIG squad. Domenico Alberico has joined us. The 19-year-old German-Italian is contracted until 2020 at German Bundesliga club TSG Hoffenheim and has featured for German Youth National Teams in the past. Domenico is playing a strong season for Hoffenheim's reserve team and for the UEFA Youth League Team. We are looking forward to work together.
Our GIG Youngster Lars Nussbaumer will keep wearing the jersey of SCR Altach and has extended his contract until 2021. Lars is an Austrian U17 National Team Player and already debuted in the Austrian Bundesliga this season. We wish him all the best and continue supporting him as best as we can.
Good news for all SK Rapid fans: Thomas Murg has extended his contract until 2022. Thomas is very happy to be a part of his team and declined several offers in the summer to stay in Vienna. We are very happy for him and wish him all the best.
We are pleased to confirm that Alexander Schlager has signed a new contract with LASK Linz that will keep him at the club until 2021. Alex is the No.1 goalkeeper in Linz and is playing a strong season in the Bundesliga. The U21 National Team Goalkeeper is one of the most promising young goalkeepers in Austria and happy to commit his future to the club,
Done Deal! Robert Bauer will leave SV Werder Bremen on loan to Bundesliga rival 1.FC Nürnberg. The versatile defender signed a 1-year contract today. Nürnberg was also granted a buy-option. GRASS IS GREEN wishes Robert all the best in Nuremberg.
Thorsten Röcher will leave SK Sturm Graz and the Austrian Bundesliga to sign for FC Ingolstadt 04 in Germany with a three-year deal. Thorsten is happy to take the next step in Germany after his fantastic season with Sturm Graz winning the Austrian Cup and becoming Vice-Champion in the League. We wish him all the best.
Konstantin Kerschbaumer will stay in the German 2. Bundesliga and has signed for FC Ingolstadt 04 on a three-year deal. The 25-year old versatile midfielder has been loaned out from Championship Club FC Brentford to Arminia Bielefeld this season and scored 8 goals and assisted 6 goals in 31 games for Arminia. GRASS IS GREEN is happy that Ingolstadt and Brentford have reached an agreement and Konstantin is looking forward to the next years in Germany.
After six years and 194 Matches (22 Goals, 54 Assists) in the German Bundesliga, Zlatko Junuzovic has said "goodbye" to his club Werder Bremen and will return to his home country Austria in summer where he has signed a 3-year contract + 1-year option for this season's Austrian Champion and Europa League Semi-Finalist FC Red Bull Salzburg. "Zladdi" is looking forward to this new exciting chapter in his professional career!
Next step for our GIG Youngster Can Luca Karakas. Our talented left winger from the U15 of SV Darmstadt will join the Bundesliga Academy of Eintracht Frankfurt this summer. Can-Luca impressed in this season's U15 Regional League and scored 4 goals and 8 assists in the league. We wish Can Luca all the best in Frankfurt
Our GIG Youngster Leo Greiml joins SK Rapid Vienna! Until recently, Leo was developed in the national academy of St. Pölten. He is a starter for the Austrian U17 National Team. Leo would like to thank St. Pölten for this opportunity and is looking forward to play for the Austrian Top Team Rapid. We're happy for Leo and wish him all the best in Vienna.