Hamburg seal Muller deal
German club Hamburg have successfully completed the signing of Nicolai Muller from fellow Bundesliga club Mainz.
The German international had joined the Carnival club from Franconian outfit Greuther Furth in 2011 with, and has now agreed a four-year deal with the Dinosaurs and is rumoured to have cost the Imtech Arena club €4.5m.
The 26-year-old, who made his debut for his national side as a last minute substitute for Lucas Podolski in a friendly against Ecuador in Florida last year, has scored 20 goals in his 76 appearances during his three-year spell with the Coface Arena outfit.
The winger became the club’s fourth signing of this summer, after Swiss midfielder Valon Behrami, striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga and Hungarian international Zoltan Stieber were brought in by Mirko Slomka.
Hamburg will kick start their Bundesliga campaign on 23th August against FC Cologne at the RheinEnergieStadion followed by their home game against FC Paderborn next weekend. Before this the club will play their German Cup tie against Energie Cottbus on 18th August.