Bremen – These days SV Werder Bremen is going strong. First, they moved back to the Bundesliga, then followed the contract extension with first goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka on Tuesday, before an important new player was signed on Wednesday. Amos Pieper is the name of the man who last defended for Arminia Bielefeld and will stabilize the defense in Bremen in the future. And it’s not just any transfer, but one that is causing quite a stir in the league.
Had the first interview in a new environment Amos Pieper almost done in a superb way when he made a blunder. And what a. When the newcomer from Bremen in club television was asked which former Werder players had made a special impression on him in his youth, he began to list them. The names Pizarro and Almeida quickly appeared – and suddenly saw the name of former Schalke player Lincoln. Visibly appalled, the central defender put his hands in front of his face and corrected himself, “Micoud, that was his name. Why am I confusing them?” To be on the safe side, the 24-year-old laughed: “Yes, it was a long day.” One day where Werder Bremen a quite sporting as well as financial coup has succeeded.
Werder Bremen new signature Amos Pieper arrives on a free transfer from Arminia Bielefeld: “Can help us immediately”
Amos Pieper most recently served with the Bundesliga relegation Arminia Bielefeld the respect of the opponents, he was last summer a regular player on the German U21 national team, which won the European Championship title. As Pieper’s contract in East Westphalia expires this summer, several clubs are trying to get his services. Meanwhile, there was talk of FSV Mainz 05 and Union Berlin, and recently even Chelsea FC from England should have had an eye for the 1.92 meter tall professional. But the race actually made the end Werder Bremen and secured himself free transfer a player whose market value is estimated at seven million euros by the “transfermarkt.de” portal.
“At the age of 24, Amos already has experience from more than 100 professional matches and has already gained experience in the Bundesliga for more than two years,” Clemens Fritz, Werder’s head of professional football, was quoted as saying on the club’s website. “We assume that he will be able to help us immediately, and we are pleased that, despite further, other options for Werder Bremen has decided.”
Amos Pieper switches to Werder Bremen on free transfer – Ole Werner looks forward to a new addition to the defense
For the people of Bremen transfer not only sends a strong signal to competitors, it also provides some qualitative planning security. Because in coach Ole Werner’s defense, there are still a few unanswered questions: What will become of captain Ömer Toprak? Will Milos be Veljkovic? Will Marco Friedl decide to make the change that was actually planned last year? “Amos is physically strong, opens the fight well and has a good header,” Werner said newcomers. “He has already proved that he is in Bundesliga can stand in its place. “
So great speculation about the future of Amos Pieper may have been, the defender had cleaned up for himself pretty quickly. “I had from the first contact with Clemens Fritz and Frank Bauman (Werder sports director, editor’s note) from the discussions with Ole Werner to my signature here, I have always had the impression: It fits, I’m fine. There is no catch, “said the 24-year-old. “What the club is planning for me, what sporting prospects there are here – it appealed to me from the start and gave me a very good feeling.”
Werder Bremen newcomer Amos Pieper: “I would like to find out what is still possible”
As before, Werder did not mention the exact contract period, but Pieper stated that he had signed a contract that would run for several years. And during this time he has a lot planned. “I want to be as successful as possible Werder Bremen we will see what that means in the next few years, ”explained the Lüdinghausen native, who was trained at Borussia Dortmund in his youth. “I licked some blood. Maybe there’s more possible than I used to think,” he explained Amos Pieper with shining eyes. “Now I want to find out what else is possible. And preferably for a long time with Werder Bremen.” Before then, he would definitely have internalized the name of the legendary Johan Micoud. (Mbu)
Werder Bremen new signature Amos Pieper – Personal information:
Date of birth: January 17, 1998 (24 years old)
Place of birth: Ludinghausen
size: 1.92 meters
Weight: 86 kg
position: Central defender
matches in the Bundesliga: 57
Matches in the 2. Bundesliga: 39
former clubs: FC Nordkirchen, Union Lüdinghausen, Borussia Dortmund, Arminia Bielefeld.
Greatest successes: U21 European champion (2021), German champion in second division (with Bielefeld, 2020), 2x German A-youth champion (with Dortmund, 2016 and 2017), 1x German B-youth champion (with Dortmund, 2015).
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Reinforcement for the defense: Werder Bremen sign Amos Pieper from Arminia Bielefeld
Bremen – Frank Baumann, Sports Manager at SV Werder Bremen, announced that the first transfers should be made as soon as possible – the club is already announcing completion. So engaged the green-whites Amos Pieper from the Bundesliga relegated Arminia Bielefeld. The central defender moves to Weser on a free transfer.
“Amos Pieper brings the experience of more than 100 professional games at the age of 24 years and has in Bundesliga already gained his experience over two years, “says Clemens Fritz, Werder’s head of professional football, to say on Werder’s website. “We assume that he will be able to help us immediately, and we are pleased that, despite further, other options for Werder Bremen has decided.”
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Werder Bremen presents the second newcomer: Amos Pieper moves from Arminia Bielefeld to Weser
Amos Pieper played 57 Bundesliga matches for Bielefeld and he also played 39 matches for Arminia in the second division. The 2021 European Under-21 Champion, who was previously coached at Borussia Dortmund, should play an important role in the planning of Werder Bremen Play head coach Ole Werner. “Amos is physically strong, opens the fight well and has a good header,” the 34-year-old said. “He has already proved that he can stand his ground in the Bundesliga.”
Amos Pieper even very much looking forward to the new challenge Werder Bremen. “From the first contact with Clemens Fritz and Frank Baumann, through the discussions with Ole Werner, to my signature here, I have always had the impression: It fits, I’m fine. There is no catch, ”the defender explained. “What the club is planning for me, what sporting prospects are here – it appealed to me from the start and gave me a very good feeling. In addition, the pictures of the increase and what was going on in Bremen further strengthened my decision.” (mbü)