Cologne (AP) – The change of midfielder Ondrej Duda from Hertha BSC to Bundesliga rival 1. FC Köln is ideal. The 25-year-old Slovak signed a four-year contract.
“Ondrej is a traditional ten who could make the sport extremely quick, has a very good overview and his requirements are a weapon,” praised sports activities director Horst Heldt.
Duda, who’s to interchange Mark Uth, who has returned to Schalke, will price between seven and eight million euros. The sum can be offset towards the round 15 million euros Cologne receives from Hertha for striker Jhon Cordoba. The day earlier than, FC had signed Sebastian Andersson from Hertha’s metropolis rivals Union Berlin as his successor for Cordoba. The Swede educated in Cologne for the primary time on Wednesday. Meanwhile, in response to Heldt, Louis Schaub is about to alter. And there can be different gamers too. “I’d say that we aren’t completed but,” mentioned the sports activities director.
The state of affairs across the Greek Dimitrios Limnios from Paok Saloniki, with whom the Cologne residents have lengthy been in settlement, is now absurd. The 22-year-old has not but been in a position to go away his dwelling due to a constructive corona take a look at. Now one take a look at was unfavorable, however one was constructive once more the day after, Heldt revealed. “That is meaningless to me. The constructive take a look at is now being checked once more. I hope that it was the fallacious one.”