Now it’s time vacation, then what? This is a question almost 50 Swiss football professionals. Their contracts expire at the end of the month, and they have a new club. Including national players, Ex-national players, the Swiss master and the promising talents are.
One of the most prominent players, the is release have free, is Nati striker Josip Drmic (26). At Gladbach he sat this season until shortly before the end of the season mainly on the bench or the stands. Only three games before the end of coach Hecking brings him. Drmic hits twice, shoot Gladbach in the Europa League, and even back in the notebooks of the big clubs.
According to the “image” is supposed to Premier League newcomer Norwich City when Drmic show great interest. Those house numbers does not have a knock in December yet. “Everything is still open”, says the striker from the holidays.
Drmic is not the only national team player whose contract is due to expire and the search is on Club. Stephan Lichtsteiner will leave his current club Arsenal. The Premier League, staying one of several options – also the end of his career, was not excluded, he said recently. “I’m actually open for everything. I would like to attach at least a year, but I have quite clear ideas and objectives.”
return to Switzerland?
Also, the contract of François Moubandje (28) in Toulouse runs out. Offers from Dinamo Zagreb, and from the second English League has rejected the left-back already. More likely an exchange to Spain where Celta Vigo, Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid interest logged-in to have.
Valon Behramis days at Juventus are numbered. The former national team Star goes into the MLS? Also Eren Derdiyok (31) will need to be in the summer on a new orientation. Philippe Senderos (34) and Johan Djourou (32) still remain. Senderos is for a year unemployed.
Johan Djourou has dissolved his contract with SPAL Ferrara last January, and his Problem-knee surgery let. The conclusion should not be long.”I still have some years ahead of me,” said Djourou. Italy, England, maybe even a return to Switzerland? “I don’t have a lot of pressure to find a club.”
Also vertragslos the former FCZ-Star Almen Abdi is. His contract with Sheffield Wednesday expired. The 32-year-old midfielder returns home after nine years abroad back to Switzerland? Abdi to VIEW: “at the moment I enjoy my holidays. I was now nine years abroad. Let’s see what comes next.”
Ex-GC and -Sion-Star Vero Salatic is back in Switzerland. The midfielder and his Russian club UFA have not agreed to pull the Option for a contract extension. GC is interested, but Salatic should have more options.
Not the contract of Philippe Koch (28) has been extended at FC St. Gallen. The services of the outside counsel are in demand in the Eastern part of Switzerland. Chef: “Now I’m for the first time in a summer without a contract.”
nervous? “No, no, no, it still takes a while until the start of the season. I trust my consultant, stay calm, and will keep me fit.” Also possible is that he moves abroad again. “I’m open to anything,” says the former FCZ-Captain.
Josip Drmic (26 last club: Gladbach, Germany), François Moubandje (28, Toulouse), Valon Behrami (34, Udinese), Stephan Lichtsteiner (35, Arsenal), Eren Derdiyok (31, Galatasaray)Veroljub Salatic (33, Ufa)Almen Abdi (32, Sheffield Wednesday)Mickaël Facchinetti (28, Apoel Nicosia), Johan Djourou (32, unemployed), Philippe Senderos (34, unemployed)Loris Benito (27, YB)Janick Kamber (27, Xamax), Max Veloso (27, Xamax)Charles-André Doudin (32, Xamax)Mattias Minder (26, Xamax)Laurent Walthert (35, Xamax)Pietro Di Nardo (29, Xamax), Philippe Koch (28, St. Gallen) Andreas Wittwer (28, St. Gallen) – Robin Huser (21, Basel)Francesco Ruberto (26, Tuna)Goran Karanovic (31, Aarau)Steven Deana (29, Aarau, Switzerland)Zoran Josipovic (23, Chiasso)Andrea Padula (23, Chiasso)Bruno Matignoni (26, Chiasso)Simone Belometti (23, Chiasso)Admir Seferagic (24, Kriens), Oliver Buff (26, Anorthosis)Is Roman Buess (26, Lausanne)Nicolas Gétaz (28, Lausanne)Cameron Puertas (20, Lausanne)Jérémy Manière (27, Lausanne), Rafael Zbinden (24, Schaffhausen)Valentino Pugliese (21, Schaffhausen)Sébastien Wüthrich (29, Servette)Mario Bühler (27, Vaduz)Maurice Brunner (28, Vaduz)Magnus Breitenmoser (20, Wil)Kenzo Schälli Tree (20, Wil) Karim Gazzetta (24, Winterthur)