Professionals | 29/09/2017

Private Reasons

FC terminates contract with Rudnevs

1. FC Köln has prematurely terminated the contract of Artjoms Rudnevs, which was set to run until 31 June 2019. The striker has cited personal reasons and will end his career as a footballer.

Striker Artjoms Rudnevs will leave 1. FC Köln at his own request for personal reasons. “We have met Artjom’s wish. He wants to devote himself entirely to his private situation. We respect his wish and will not comment on it further, as agreed upon with him,” said FC Managing Director Jörg Schmadtke. “We would like to thank Artjoms for his services in the 1. FC Köln kit and wish him all the best in the future.”

Artjoms Rudnevs came to 1. FC Köln in the summer of 2016 by way of Hamburger SV. The Latvian national team player featured in 22 competitive matches (Bundesliga & DFB-Pokal) for FC and provided four goals and four assists.


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