hsv.de




Flash oder Klassische Navigation

17/08 2008

HSV sign Mladen Petric

New signing Mladen Petric

HSV have signed the Croatian international striker Mladen Petric from Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund. The 27 year old forward has signed a deal which will expire on June 30th 2012. Petric has scored 13 goals in 29 Bundesliga games so far: "We are delighted that the transfer of Mladen Petric has reached a successful conclusion. He has proved his class at club and international level", knows the HSV boss Bernd Hoffmann. "With Mladen Petric, we have signed a player who can play in several positions up front and is extremely dangerous in front of goal. We are convinced that he will increase the quality of our team", added Didi Beiersdorfer, the HSV sport director.

 

Petric will probably be presented to the media on Thursday, following his trip to Moldova with the Croatian national team.

 

Mohamed Zidan went the other way, joining up with his Mainz-mentor Jürgen Klopp in Dortmund, after failing to make the grade at HSV. He scored just 2 goals in 21 appearances for the Hamburg club. Beiersdorfer again: "We wish Mohamed good luck for his future in Dortmund."

 


Profile: Mladen Petric

 

Date of birth: January 1st 1981

 

Birthplace: Dubrave

 

Nationality: Croatian

 

Weight: 81 kg

 

Height: 1,85 Metres

 

Previous clubs: FC Baden (1998-1999), Grasshoppers Zürich (1999-2004), FC Basel (2004-2007), Borussia Dortmund (2007-2008)

 

Honours: Swiss league title winner (2001, 2003, 2005), Swiss Cup winner(2007), Swiss league top scorer (2007, 19 Tore), Swiss footballer of the year: 2007

 

Caps: 27 for Croatia (9 goals)

 

Bundesliga games: 29

 

Bundesliga goals: 13

 

Home page: www.mladenpetric.com

 

BUNDESLIGA



Cooperation

Bad news


6Wolfsburg13
7Karlsruhe13
8HSV11
8Bielefeld11
8FC Bayern11




Can HSV open their 2008/09 home season with a win over Karlsruher SC?
Yes HSV will beat KSC
No the game will end in a draw
No KSC will win in Hamburg