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Felix Kroos extends stay at Union Berlin

New contract:

Wed, 19. June 2019
Felix Kroos extends stay at Union Berlin

Felix Kroos has signed a new contract with 1. FC Union Berlin for another year with the option of a further extension at the end of next season. 

The 28-year-old will continue his commitment to the Köpenick club into Union's first Bundesliga campaign, which starts in August. Kroos joined the club in 2016, spending the final six months of the 16/17 campaign on loan from Werder Bremen. He joined permanently in the summer and has hit the milestone of 100 competitive matches for the club. In that time, he has scored eight goals and assisted 13. Until the start of last season, Kroos was the club captain and still remains vice-captain and a part of the team committee.

"With Union's promotion to the Bundesliga, a great dream has come true. It was with this goal in mind that I came here initially and I'm very happy for us a team and the club as a whole. I feel at home at this club, as well as, in the city and I would like my contribution to help us have a good season next year," said the midfielder.

"Felix has shown his abilities with committed performances, especially in the second half of the campaign. Also, he has already played in the Bundesliga and now has the chance to be successful again with Union," added Oliver Ruhnert, Director for Professional Football at 1. FC Union Berlin.

Kroos' new contract is valid for both Bundesliga and 2.Bundesliga competitions.