SC Freiburg officially confirmed the capture of FC St. Pauli striker Daniel-Kofi Kyereh on Monday evening.
Germany's Black Forest club officially completed the transfer of FC St. Pauli striker Daniel-Kofi Kyereh on Monday evening. The Europa-Leauge-bound Breisgauer ultimately won the race for the highly regarded attacker amid interest from many other parties.
The 26-year-old jumps up to the top flight for the reported upon earlier transfer fee of €4.5 million. Kyereh scored 12 goals and racked up 10 assists last year in the second division. After previously serving at St. Pauli, Wehen Wiesbaden, and TSV Havelse, Freiburg shall be the veteran's first top tier side.
"Kofi has exceptional creativity with the ball, has an intelligent game, and is highly determined." SCF board member Jochen Saier noted in a statement accompanying the signing, "He is a player who has developed step-by-step over the past few years and has adapted quickly to the higher level in every instance. Kofi still has potential and his game can become even more complete - we will work on that together."
"I am impressed by the style of play, character, and trajectory of SC Freiburg," Kyereh himself added, "I have therefore decided to become part of this team will full conviction and am eagerly anticipating the upcoming games in the Bundesliga and Europa League."