Hannover 96 have completed the signing of Hamburg midfielder, Walace for €6 million on a four-year deal. The midfielder joined Hamburger SV in January 2017 for which he competed in 30 competitive matches across the board: 27 times in the Bundesliga – with two goals and two assists – and three times in the DFB Cup.
Ein Olympiasieger für #H96! 🙌 Der Brasilianer #Walace Souza Silva wechselt vom @HSV an den Maschsee: 👉 https://t.co/2r9s3eCA6w. Bem-vindo, @walacess12! 🤗 #NiemalsAllein ⚫️⚪️💚 pic.twitter.com/7jlkTjgkq8
— Hannover 96 (@Hannover96) June 26, 2018
Hannover 96 manager, Horst Heldt said “We are glad that we were able to convince a Brazilian Olympic champion from Hannover 96. Walace is an excellent player, who embodies with his qualities what we looked for in the position.” Walace absolutely wanted to stay in Germany and the Bundesliga, To be able to prove that he is someone who can count on a team in terms of sport and character, this ambition impresses us. ”
Walace: “I am pleased that a new phase in my career is starting, and I know from Hanover that it is a football-loving city and an association with great opportunities and clear goals for the future I want to evolve, show my best football and just burn it to the point that it starts. “