SV Werder Bremen sign Patrick Erras

25-year-old joins from 1. FC Nürnberg
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Patrick Erras has joined Werder on a free transfer (Photo: WERDER.DE).
First Team
Thursday, 30.07.2020 / 16:00

SV Werder’s squad for the coming season continues to take shape with the signing of Patrick Erras from 1. FC Nürnberg. The 25-year-old, who came through FCN’s academy and spent 13 years there, has arrived on a free transfer.

“Patrick is a player who is still capable of developing. He can play as a defensive midfielder as well as a centre half in a back three. His qualities give us more options,” explained Frank Baumann.

Head coach Florian Kohfeldt was also pleased with the signing: “Patrick is a good passer of the ball, is robust and is also useful at set pieces with his height. We see potential for him to develop as a player with us.”

Patrick Erras during his first interview as a Werder player (Photo: WERDER.DE).

Patrick Erras is also looking forward to his move to Bremen: “I had 13 amazing years in Nürnberg, but I realised it was time for a change. Once Werder expressed interest in me, I knew I wanted to come here and I’m glad that the deal is done. Werder is a traditional club that has just had a tough season. I think everybody wants to change that and I can sense the unique spirit here. I want to play my part in the club’s improvement.”

 

Erras played 19 Bundesliga games and 61 Bundesliga 2 (9 goals) matches for 1. FC Nürnberg.

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