That went really well: £18m Stoke defender leaves on loan

Date published: Monday 28th May 2018 7:06 - Matthew Stead

Kevin Wimmer has left relegated Stoke to join Bundesliga club Hannover on a season-long loan deal.

The 25-year-old Austrian centre-back signed for the Potters from Tottenham for £18million in August 2017 but made only 19 appearances in all competitions as Stoke headed out of the Premier League.

A statement from Stoke said the loan agreement “carries the potential for the deal to be made permanent”.

His last game was as a half-time substitute in a 3-0 defeat to Manchester United where he played as a left-back. That went really well.


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