As of the VIEW announced changes to the national player Kevin Mbabu (24) in summer to VfL Wolfsburg. He gets in Wolfsburg, a four-year contract and the number 19.

This number is a special. Why? It belonged to Junior Malanda (†20). The former Belgian Young Star of the VfL came in January 2015, in a traffic accident in Porta Westfalica killed. Without external influence, his car came on a wet road, skidded and crashed into a tree. Malanda died, is still on the accident. Since then, the 19 does not.

“of course I know the meaning of the number 19, which has worn to Junior Malanda. It is a great honor for me to be with this number to play and for me it is a matter of course, and an additional drive, to do everything we can to live up to it,” said Mbabu.

“Optimum conditions in Wolfsburg,”

“Kevin Mbabu, we noticed one of our in-game observations are very positive, and this first impression was then confirmed in later conversations very quickly and sustainably,” said Wolfsburg’s managing Director Jörg Schmadtke. “He is convinced by the robustness and speed and is a player that fits both as a footballer and as a person good to us.”

For the Geneva, it is another step in his career. According to some of the Premier League for Newcastle, he summed up the stakes in Bern on foot, and matured as a national player. So now he dares to take the Gang to the Bundesliga. Mbabu: “I am really looking forward to the new challenge and the adventure Bundesliga. The conditions in Wolfsburg, Germany, are optimally to be able to me as a footballer at a high level to further develop.”