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16.08.2021Bayer 04

Transfer deal sealed: Bayer 04 sign Robert Andrich

Bayer 04 have signed midfielder Robert Andrich from Union Berlin. The 26-year-old moves from the capital to the Rhineland with immediate effect. Andrich has signed a contract to 30 June 2026 and he will wear the number eight shirt for the Werkself.
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Robert Andrich is an experienced and established Bundesliga player who has continually improved at all his previous clubs. He is commanding and very ambitious,” said Bayer 04 sporting director Simon Rolfes. "With his professionalism and sense of responsibility, Robert is a character who can lead the way."

For sporting managing director Rudi Völler the signing of Andrich is "an important transfer that will considerably strengthen our squad. Robert Andrich is very good at opening up games and is also excellent at winning the ball and covering ground," said Völler. His presence will help our team on the pitch."

Andrich: show again what he can do at top German club

Andrich considers his move under the Bayer Cross as "a first-class opportunity to show again what I can do at a top German club and thereby also take another step in my development. Bayer 04 have played at the top of the Bundesliga for many years," said Andrich. "That's why I’m very happy and really impressed about how much the club fought to get me now and not in a year’s time. I'd like to and will definitely repay that confidence in my ability."

 

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