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Union coach Urs Fischer confirms Sebastian Andersson wants to leave amid Köln links

By Rune Gjerulff

Sebastian Andersson has handed in a transfer request, Union Berlin head coach Urs Firscher has confirmed. According to reports, FC Köln want to sign the Swedish striker as a replacement for Jhon Cordoba.

Willi Orban (left) and Sebastian Andersson (right).
Willi Orban (left) and Sebastian Andersson (right).Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche

Union Berlin coach Urs Fischer has revealed Sebastian Andersson wasn't in his squad for Saturday's 1-0 win over Karlsruher SC in the DFB-Pokal because the striker has asked for permission to leave the club.

"He has put in a transfer request. As a consequence, he wasn't in the squad," said Fischer after the final whistle.

According to Kicker, Andersson could be on his way to FC Köln as a replacement for Jhon Cordoba, who is said to be on the verge of a move to Hertha BSC.

Andersson, a Swedish international striker, scored 12 goals in 33 Bundesliga appearances last season.

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