Professionals | 02/02/2021

Midfielder extends until 2024

New contract for Georg Strauch

U21 midfielder Georg Strauch has signed a long-term contract until 2024.

1. FC Köln have tied down the services of Georg Strauch. The 19-year-old, who can play in defensive midfield and at right-back, has signed a contract until 2024. The Bonn-born youngster grew up in Sankt Augustin and joined FC back in 2014 from FC Hennef. Since the start of the current season, Strauch has been a regular for the under-21s.

“Georg is a technically strong and quick player, which makes him stand out in the two positions that he can play. So far, we have come to know him as being exemplary, dependable and willing to learn. If he keeps working with the same humility, then we all trust in him to make the jump to the first-team,” said FC Managing Director, Horst Heldt.

“I am really pleased that my journey at FC continues. The perspective that those in charge showed me is a great challenge, and one that I am really excited about. It was decisive, that I know the clzb and the people well. Köln is a great city with great fans. I want to play as much as possible here in the coming years, keep developing myself and reach FC’s goals,” said Georg Strauch.

Georg Strauch was born on 30th March 2001. Strauch has been part of the academy since the under-14s and has made his way through all of the academy teams at Geißbockheim. In his first season in the Regionalliga West, he has made 18 appearances (one goal).

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