Bremen – With 28 Second Division appearances, Nicolai Rapp can certainly feel like one of SV Werder Bremen’s promotion heroes, but that hasn’t helped him for the Bundesliga. In the Oberhaus, the 26-year-old has only played a total of 66 minutes in seven games. That’s why Rapp wanted to leave – and is now on loan at second division club 1. FC Kaiserslautern until the end of the season. Both clubs reported the transfer on Monday afternoon as finally perfect.
“I’m really happy it worked out and I can’t wait to get on the pitch and start. I’ll do everything to help the team in the months to come,” Werder said on loan. Nicolai Rapp in a statement of 1 FC Kaiserslauten cited. Along with his new teammates, ‘Rappo’ is now heading to the training camp in Belek, Turkey. For the player is the cash to the ambitious second division team a chance for Werder Bremen quite a risk, albeit manageable. Rapp’s gap in the team is unlikely to be filled with a newcomer.
Perfect transfer from Werder Bremen: Nicolai Rapp joins 1. FC Kaiserslautern on loan
“A substitute we are not currently planning, we will absorb it internally,” said Clemens Fritz als Werder Bremen Head of professional football on Monday morning before leaving for training camp in Murcia, Spain: “In Manuel Mbom we have a player who was unavailable for us for the whole first half of the season and who is now back. He certainly has some catching up to do.” At the end of April, Mbom suffered a torn Achilles tendon. The 22-year-old reported in December. He knows the Bundesliga and has played there 21 times. he U21 international made 21 appearances last season.
A Dikeni Salifou is still far from this experience. Nevertheless, it was also recommended by Fritz as a possible replacement for Nicolai Rapp called. The 19-year-old left FC Augsburg’s youth team for Weser in the summer but was then out for a long time due to a torn muscle fiber in his adductor area. In the meantime, the Munich native with a Togolese passport has already played at least six matches with the U23s of the SV Werder Bremen complete in the Regionalliga North. Salifou is considered a great talent at the post of six.
Loan change at 1. FC Kaiserslautern: Werder Bremen want to make up for the departure of Nicolai Rapp internally
Nicolai Rapp was at Werder Bremen valued primarily as an all-rounder, played as an eight, six, centre-back and outside. “‘Rappo’ has always made a great contribution to us. He was always there when we needed him,” stressed Fritz. From the club’s point of view, there is no reason why a cash given. But the first half of the season didn’t go as well for Rapp as he had imagined. This resulted in a desire for change, according to Fritz: “‘Rappo’ approached us because he wanted more playing time. With the to lend after Kaiserslautern we want to make it possible for him, but we still see the potential to make more Bundesliga appearances.
A return is therefore not excluded, even if Fritz did not want to reveal whether the 1 FC Kaiserslautern maybe a possibility of purchase or even has an obligation to buy. Then Werder would have another transfer fee vague. Significant rent should not be due now, but Werder will be the salary of Nicolai Rapp save – about 300,000 euros for the six months to the end of June. The defensive specialist’s contract with Bremen runs until 2024. He was in the summer of 2021 for a transfer fee of 200,000 euros from Union Berlin SV Werder Bremen amended. (knee)
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Change made: Werder Bremen loan Nicolai Rapp to Kaiserslautern
Bremen – This one cash had become obvious, now it’s done: Nicolai Rapp leave him SV Werder Bremen in winter and lights up loan agreement until the end of the season 1 FC Kaiserslautern to the 2nd Bundesliga.
like himself Werder Bremen met at the airport on Monday morning to travel to training camp in Murcia, Spain Nicolai Rapp already in the team. Shortly after, the white-greens gave their transfer known for a while. According to a club announcement, the final formalities are still pending but the 26-year-old is already on his way to Palatinate.
Werder Bremen transfers: Nicolai Rapp on loan to 1. FC Kaiserslautern
“Rappo approached us because he wanted more playing time than he got from us last time,” explains Werder Bremen Head of professional football Clemens Fritz. “With the Ready in Kaiserslautern we want to make that possible for him, but we still see the potential for him to make more Bundesliga appearances.” Only seven times and a total of just 66 minutes have been allowed Nicolai Rapp play for Werder in the Bundesliga this season. raps Contract at Werder until summer 2024. (han)
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