Football Bundesligist 1. FC Cologne is looking for reinforcement for the defensive middle field.
Birger Verstraete comes from the Belgian original KAA Gent and receives a contract at the Effzeh for four years to 30. June 2023. The climber confirmed that on Monday. The 25-year-old had debuted for the Belgian national team in September 2018.
“Birger is an intelligent, dynamic and robust player with a very good pass game, who is at home in the center field center at both six and eight”, FC Managing Director Armin Veh said: “He was an absolute regular player in Ghent and can help us with his quality and experience immediately, without being at the end of its development.”
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Verstraete has so far played exclusively in his Belgian home country. In January 2017 he signed a contract up to the 30th. June 2020 and Ghent. According to “Express”, the early changeover now costs FC around 3,5 million euros.