1. FC Köln have strengthened their attack and signed Ondrej Duda. The 25-year-old midfielder has signed a contract until 2024.
“Ondrej is a typical number 10. He has already proven in the the Bundesliga that he can not only provide goals, but also score them himself. He is a strong runner, can turn up the pace of the game and has a great overview of the game. Along with that, he is excellent from dead ball situations,” said FC managing director, Horst Heldt.
“I'm really happy to be here. 1. FC Köln is a club, with its fans which I know from my time in the Bundesliga. It is an exciting opportunity for me. I will give everything for FC,” said Ondrej Duda.
Ondrej Duda was born on 5th December 1994 in Snina, Slovakia. The attacking midfielder started his footballing ways with FC VSS Kosice and made his Fortuna Liga debut back in 2012. He found his way to Hertha BSC in 2016 after a spell with Legia Warsaw. In Berlin, Duda made 71 appearances, scoring 16 goals and assisting 17. In the second half of the 2019-20 season, the 25-year-old was on loan at Norwich City and made 12 appearances across the Premier League and FA Cup.