Arvydas Novikovas leaves VfL Bochum to join the current leader of the Polish Ekstraklasa Jagiellonia Bialystok. The Lithuanian International signed a 3-year contract until December 2019 and will wear the "No.9" jersey for his new club. We congratulate Arvydas and wish him all the best at his new club!
We're very happy and proud that Martin Stranzl has decided to stay close to our company after his active playing career. Martin has now joined our company as a player's agent and will represent GRASS IS GREEN in our new German office in Düsseldorf. We're also very happy that Austrian National Team Player Martin Hinteregger has joined our company and is from now on exclusively represented by GRASS IS GREEN. Martin signed for German Bundesliga Team FC Augsburg this summer and has played an impressive first half of the season, including two nominations for Kicker's Bundesliga Team of the Week. We're looking forward to manage your career!
GRASS IS GREEN is happy to announce that Julian von Haacke has decided to join us. The 22-year old Bremen-born midfielder left Werder Bremen in the summer and joined the Dutch Eredivisie club NEC Nijmegen where he successfully managed to become a starter and important figure in Nijmegen's system. The former German Youth International is technically strong, possesses a great vision and game intelligence, and offers a strong passing game. GRASS IS GREEN already brokered the deal from SV Werder Bremen to NEC Nijmegen and we're happy that Julian has now decided to join us permanently.
GIG welcomes Thorsten Röcher! Thorsten is a 25-year old left-footed, dynamic and strong attacking winger who plays for SV Mattersburg in the Austrian Bundesliga. He is one of the key players of Mattersburg, has made 106 Bundesliga appearances for them and we're looking forward to our future co-operation.
Philipp Zulechner has signed a 2-year contract (plus option for another year) for Austrian Bundesliga Team SK Sturm Graz. The 26-year old striker previously played for German Bundesliga Team SC Freiburg and now returns to his home country Austria. We wish him all the best!
Stefan Nutz has signed a one-year contract for Austrian Bundesliga team SV Ried. Stefan previously played for Austrian record champion SK Rapid Vienna and has made 71 appearances in the Austrian Bundesliga. We wish him all the best in Ried!
Robert Bauer has signed a 4-year contract for German Bundesliga Team SV Werder Bremen. Robert played for Bundesliga rivals FC Ingolstadt and made 24 appearances in the Bundesliga (1 Goal, 1 Assist) last season. The German U21 National Team Player who has recently won the Silver Medal at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is a versatile defender and shall play on the right fullback position. We're very happy for Robert and wish him all the best.
GRASS IS GREEN welcomes two new players into our family: Midfielders Thomas Murg and Stefan Nutz have signed a management contract with GIG today. Both are currently playing for Austrian Record Champion SK Rapid Vienna. Thomas Murg is a 21-year old attacking midfielder who can play both as an attacking winger and in the centre. Stefan Nutz is equally versatile, playing any position in the centre of the midfield. Stefan made more than 71 appearances in the Bundesliga, scored 14 goals and assisted 19 goals. We're happy to follow the career of both players and welcome them to our team.
GRASS IS GREEN is proud to announce the transfer of Phillipp Mwene from VfB Stuttgart to 1.FC Kaiserslautern. Phillipp signed a 3-year contract with the German 2. Bundesliga club after impressing the club in a one-week trial. The Austrian U21 National Team Player was a starter for VfB Stuttgart's reserve team who played in the German third division. Phillipp is looking forward to the new challenges and experiences in the second division of Germany and we wish him all the best.
GRASS IS GREEN is happy to announce the transfer of Stefan Stangl from SK Rapid Vienna to Red Bull Salzburg. Stangl today signed a 4-year contract with the Austrian Bundesliga champion after playing a strong season for Rapid Vienna (26 Apperances, 5 goals, two assists). Stefan is looking forward to meet his new team-mates and wear the Red Bull jersey. We wish him all the best!