Werder Bremen transfers: Perfect! Jiri Pavlenka extends contract!

Bremen – The relief was literally also written all over his face: Jiri Pavlenka beamed with joy after the successful promotion with SV Werder Bremen. The keeper also provided an appropriate photographic comparison on Instagram as he remembered the descent almost exactly a year ago with a sad picture of himself. When the Czech lost his permanent place in the Werder goal a few months later, the signs were goodbye. But things went differently. Pavlenka returned to the box, became a hero and has now extended his contract, which expires at the end of June. The club officially announced this on Tuesday afternoon.

In recent years, Pavlas has at Werder Bremen showed that he can play at the absolute top level, “said Clemens Fritz, Werder’s head of professional football, praising the Czech goalkeeper. “He also has a good connection to the club and the city. He went the way of the 2nd league and played his role in the resurgence. We are happy that we are continuing on this path with him. ”

Perfect: Jiri Pavlenka extends his contract with SV Werder Bremen

Further cooperation makes good sense for both sides. Werder Bremen retains a goalkeeper who is already working in the 1st league and has consistently delivered good performances a class below. It would not have been so easy to replace the 30-year-old adequately. Of course, there is also a certain Michael Zetterer in the squad. The 26-year-old did so well at the start of the season as a substitute for the injured Pavlenka that he remained in goal after returning home. But he was not so good that the then coach, Markus Anfang, trusted him permanently. And his successor Ole Werner also came in on Jiri Pavlenka as number one. He is not as strong in football as Zetterer, but he can parry the so-called untenable and is in a class of his own in one-on-one. It is acceptable that he prefers to hit instead of catching the ball.

“I’m glad my future is at Werder Bremen lies “, let himself Jiri Pavlenka quote in the notice from his employer. “I and my family feel at home in Bremen and in Werder, so the move was very easy for me. I’m really happy that we managed to move up, and now I want to take up the sporting challenges with Werder in Bundesliga approach.”

After promotion to the Bundesliga: Jiri Pavlenka with contract extension at SV Werder Bremen

Jiri Pavlenka had indicated his whereabouts a few weeks ago. It is very important to him that his family feels comfortable. She just had another baby. That fits change not good either. And ultimately, it is also a matter of supply and demand. After a year in the 2nd division, interested parties are not exactly in line. And Pavlenka really wants to play in one of the top 5 leagues in Europe, so he still has a chance to play for the Czech national team, as he once said. With the ascension, this requirement is now met again. Pavlenka has to wait a little longer to take part in a big tournament when the Czechs missed the World Cup.

At the European Championships last summer, the goalkeeper was too SV Werder Bremen actually be there, then back problems stopped him. When he was then out longer than expected, it indicated a long-term story. But since he returned to the goal on the 12th match day in the 1-1 match against FC St. Pauli, he has played every game without any problems. He kept his box clean five times in 23 games and conceded a total of 25 goals. It probably does not go so well in a higher league, however Jiri Pavlenka should be a good backup. (knee)

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Almost fixed: Jiri Pavlenka will probably stay in Werder Bremen

Bremen – The relief was literally written all over his face: Jiri Pavlenka beamed after the successful ascent with SV Werder Bremen just for fun. The keeper also provided an appropriate photographic comparison on Instagram as he remembered the descent almost exactly a year ago with a sad picture of himself. When the Czech lost his permanent place in the Werder goal a few months later, the signs were goodbye. But things went differently. Pavlenka returned to the box, became a promotion hero – and is now according to information from DeichStube just before renewal it expires at the end of June contract.

“We’re in a good exchange – and I’m basically very optimistic,” said Clemens Fritz als Werder Bremen Head of professional football, which is telling. Because Fritz is usually more reserved in such cases. But no so long contract is signed, there is also no official confirmation.

Further cooperation makes good sense for both sides. Werder Bremen retains a goalkeeper who is already working in the 1st league and has consistently delivered good performances a class below. It would not have been so easy to replace the 30-year-old adequately. Of course, there is also a certain Michael Zetterer in the squad. The 26-year-old did so well at the start of the season as a substitute for the injured Pavlenka that he remained in goal after returning home. But he was not so good that the then coach, Markus Anfang, trusted him permanently. And his successor Ole Werner also came in on Jiri Pavlenka as number one. He is not as good a football player as Zetterer, but he can parry the so-called untenable and is in a class of his own in one-on-one. It is acceptable that he prefers to hit instead of catching the ball.

After promotion to the Bundesliga: Jiri Pavlenka by extending his contract with SV Werder Bremen

“I like this city, this club. If all goes well and we get promoted, I can imagine staying.” Jiri Pavlenka already suggested his whereabouts a few weeks ago. It is very important to him that his family feels comfortable. She just had another baby. That fits change not good either. And ultimately, it is also a matter of supply and demand. After a year in the 2nd division, interested parties are not exactly in line. And Pavlenka really wants to play in one of the top 5 leagues in Europe, so he still has a chance to play for the Czech national team, as he once said. With the ascension, this requirement is now met again. Pavlenka has to wait a little longer to take part in a big tournament when the Czechs missed the World Cup. At the European Championships last summer, the goalkeeper in SV Werder Bremen actually be there, then back problems stopped him.

When he was then out longer than expected, it indicated a long-term story. But since his return to the goal of SV Werder Bremen on the 12th match day in the 1-1 match against FC St. Pauli, he played every game without any problems. He kept his box clean five times in 23 games and conceded a total of 25 goals. It probably does not go so well in a higher league, however Jiri Pavlenka should be a good backup. (knee)

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