Ludwig Augustinsson is focused. The Sweden international has an exciting season ahead of him. As of 2018/19, our left-back will be taking on a new role at the club: "I would like to be an important player and take on more responsibility, both on and off the pitch," he made clear. Ludwig is approaching the new season with determination and ambition, just like the Werder fans are used to.
SV Werder Bremen will be without Martin Harnik for the first round of the DFB-Pokal this Saturday. The striker picked up a thigh strain in the friendly against Villarreal last weekend. “A scan revealed that we’re dealing with a muscle strain. Martin definitely won’t play against Worms. There’s a chance that he’ll be fit for the game against Hannover 96, but it’ll be touch and go,” said Werder head...
This message ought to please all the fans: Jiří Pavlenka is here to stay! The 26-year-old goalkeeper, who ranked as one of the Bundesliga’s best goalkeepers last season thanks to his solid performances, and who was named Player of the Season at today’s fan festival, has extended his contract at the club.
Werder Bremen were beaten 3-2 by Villarreal in their final friendly before the season begins with the DFB-Pokal next weekend. Max Kruse gave Werder a first-half lead in front of 24,781 fans on Fan Day at the Weserstadion, but Villarreal turned things around after the break. Two goals from Karl Toko Ekambi put Villarreal in front, before Yuya Osako’s header leveled things up again. The goal was set...
It’s time to apply our finishing touches to the team. The tough test against Villarreal CF is not the first encounter in our long history, but is our last game before the season begins. The match will be played this coming Saturday (14:30 CEST) at the Weser-Stadion in a very special atmosphere, as it is also the annual fan day.
Werder will have to do without Stefanos Kapino for several months after he picked up a tendon injury at the start of the training camp. “Unfortunately, following a MRI scan, the injury is more serious than originally thought. Kapi will be out for around 3 months before he can return to training” announced Werder’s Head Coach Florian Kohfeldt.
In addition to naming Max Kruse the new Werder captain, head coach Florian Kohfeldt has also decided on his senior players committee. Niklas Moisander, Philipp Bargfrede, Sebastian Langkamp, Maximilian Eggestein, Martin Harnik, Davy Klaassen and newly-appointed captain Max Kruse make up the team.
58 games, 23 goals and 17 assists for Werder. Max Kruse. As a key player and leader, he is of vital importance to head coach Florian Kohfeldt. For the coming season, he now has another role to play: captain. Speaking to WERDER.DE, the 30-year-old discusses his appointment, his leadership style and what he expects of the team.
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