Our 17-year old GIG Youngster Romano Schmid has completed his move to Red Bull Salzburg and signed a 3-year contract today. Romano previously played for SK Sturm Graz (1 Goal, 1 Assist this season) and is the first goalscorer in the Bundesliga that was born in the twenty-first century. The versatile and skillful attacking midfielder is looking forward to the challenge in Salzburg. GRASS IS GREEN wishes him all the best.
Lukas Hinterseer joins VfL Bochum on a free transfer. Lukas signed a 2-year contract for the German Second Division team today. He previously played 91 Games for FC Ingolstadt 04, 56 of those in the 1. Bundesliga. Last season, Lukas played 28 Games in the Bundesliga and scored 3 goals. The Austrian International also featured in the Euro 2016 Tournament. We wish him all the best and good luck in the Ruhr Area!
Julian von Haacke will return to Germany after a one-year stint at NEC Nijmegen in the Dutch Eredivisie. He signed a 3-year contract with 2. Bundesliga Team SV Darmstadt today. It's the next logical step in Julian's young career. He was developed in the Werder Bremen Academy and played in the third division for Werder Bremen's reserve before signing for Eredivisie club Nijmegen where he became a vital player and started in 30 Games (2 Goals, 2 Assists). Julian will meet his former coach Torsten Frings in Darmstadt and is looking forward to play his first matches in the German second division. GRASS IS GREEN wishes him all the best.
Tobias Schröck will stay in the 2. Bundesliga despite Würzburg's relegation to the third division. Tobi signed a 4-year contract for FC Ingolstadt 04 today after playing 29 2. Bundesliga Matches for Würzburg, scoring 4 goals and delivering 2 assists. GRASS IS GREEN wishes Tobi all the best in Ingolstadt.
After spending 8 years at SV Mattersburg, Patrick Farkas has decided that it's time for a new challenge. The 24-year old rightback will not extend his contract in Mattersburg and instead joins Austrian Champion Red Bull Salzburg where he has signed a 3-year contract. Patrick has the experience of 173 Bundesliga Matches and is looking forwad to the new chapter of his career in Salzburg. GRASS IS GREEN wishes him all the best!
Not only Patrick Farkas will leave Mattersburg, Thorsten Röcher has also decided not to extend his contract after playing in 125 Bundesliga Games (14 Goals, 16 Assists) for Mattersburg. Today, Thorsten signed a 2-year contract with SK Sturm Graz. The versatile attacking allrounder is looking forward to the new challenge in Graz. GRASS IS GREEN wishes him all the best!
Austrian U18 International Christoph Baumgartner will leave the Academy in St. Pölten at the end of the season and joins German Bundesliga Club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. Christoph signed a longterm contract in Hoffenheim and will start playing for their U19 Team in the U19 Youth Bundesliga. Christoph decided against several other good options to join the "Blues". "The people in charge gave me the feeling that I will get a real chance to become a pro here." GRASS IS GREEN wishes Christoph all the best in Hoffenheim!
GRASS IS GREEN is happy to announce that Stefan Nutz has signed a contract at Austrian Bundesliga Club CASHPOINT SCR Altach. The 25-year old midfielder who is currently playing for SV Ried will join Altach this summer until 2019. Stefan has the experience of 87 Bundesliga Games, 15 Goals and 20 Assists. We wish him all the best at Altach!
Jakub Sylvestr has left 1.FC Nürnberg in Germany for Danish First Division club Aalborg BK. The Slovakian International and former goalscorer of the year in the 2. Bundesliga signed a 1-year contract today. GRASS IS GREEN wishes Jakub all the best at his new club.
Florian Grillitsch has decided to join TSG Hoffenheim in the summer on a free transfer from fellow Bundesliga club Werder Bremen. The 21-year-old Austrian has signed a contract that will keep him at the club until June 2021. Florian explained his decision today: "The opportunity to be part of this type of team development is so appealing for young players." Hoffenheim is currently ranked fifth in the Bundesliga and is the only team in a European top league that has not lost a game in the current season. Florian will now focus on the rest of the season that he wants to end as successful as possible with Werder Bremen. GRASS IS GREEN wishes Florian all the best for the remaining season and at Hoffenheim next year.