News : Transferticker: Stephan Lichtsteiner to FC Augsburg

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Transferticker: Stephan Lichtsteiner to FC Augsburg


Augsburg reinforces the defensive

Three years at Lazio Rome, then 201 competitive games in seven seasons for Juventus, one year in London - and now at FC Augsburg: right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner has found a new team. The Bundesliga announced on his website. The 105-times Swiss national player signed a contract for the current season until June 2020. Most recently Lichtsteiner had spent a season at Arsenal in the Premier League.

Through his "impressive career", the 35-year-old can help FC Augsburg in addition to his performance on the field with his "incredible wealth of experience," said sporting director Stefan Reuter. In preparation for the match against Union Berlin on Saturday (15.30 clock, live ticker SPIEGEL ONLINE, TV Sky) Lichtsteiner is already training with the team.


Florence confirms interest in Ribéry

Former world-class players like Franck Ribéry, in their thirties, usually move to the US, to Qatari clubs or similar addresses where there is a lot of money to make. In some cases, there are still uses in Europe, as the sports director of Fiorentina, Daniele Pradè, according to "L'Equipe confirmed:" We want him, but we do not have the financial means such as clubs from Qatar or Russia, "said The 52-year-old has a possible Ribéry commitment. "If he wants to continue to play at the highest level, we welcome him with open arms," ​​said Pradé.

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