Genki Haraguchi says he's reached agreement to join Hannover

Soccer Jun 12, 2018

Genki Haraguchi says he's reached agreement to join Hannover

Japan midfielder Genki Haraguchi confirmed Monday a reported move from Hertha Berlin to Hannover in a transfer deal involving the two Bundesliga clubs. Speaking to reporters after a pre-World Cup training session at Tivoli Stadium, Haraguchi, who is currently in Austria as Japan prepares for ...

Genki Haraguchi set for Hannover move

Soccer Jun 4, 2018

Genki Haraguchi set for Hannover move

Japan midfielder Genki Haraguchi appears set to move from Hertha Berlin to Hannover, with the two Bundesliga sides on the verge of a transfer deal, German media reported Monday. According to soccer magazine Kicker, Hannover has agreed to pay a transfer fee of about €5 ...

Marseille gives defender Hiroki Sakai one-year contract extension

Soccer Sep 30, 2017

Marseille gives defender Hiroki Sakai one-year contract extension

French first-division side Marseille said Friday it has extended the contract of Japan international defender Hiroki Sakai by one season. The 27-year-old Sakai joined the club from German first-division side Hannover in June 2016, and has started in 11 games with the French team. The contract ...

Cerezo bring Yamaguchi back from Germany

Soccer / J. League Jun 19, 2016

Cerezo bring Yamaguchi back from Germany

German second-division side Hannover announced Sunday it had reached an agreement to send Japan midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi back to his old J. League club, second-division outfit Cerezo Osaka. In a statement released by Hannover, Yamaguchi said: "It was good to come to know a different ...

Soccer / J. League Jun 13, 2016

Cerezo seeking to reacquire Yamaguchi: report

Cerezo Osaka have asked relegated Hannover about reacquiring Japan midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi, the German tabloid Bild reported on Monday. Yamaguchi has told Hannover he wants to return to his old club, and the two teams are expected to agree on terms, according to the Bild. He ...

Soccer Jun 10, 2016

Sevilla to give Kiyotake four-year contract

Sevilla has agreed to sign Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake on a four-year deal from relegated Bunsdesliga side Hannover, the Spanish team announced Friday. The 26-year-old, who has three goals for Japan in 37 games, was reported by German media as subject to a bid of ...

Soccer Jun 9, 2016

Sevilla makes offer for Hannover's Kiyotake: report

Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake is on the verge of a move to Spanish side Sevilla from relegated Bunsdesliga side Hannover, German sports magazine Kicker reported Thursday. Sevilla will pay Hannover €6.5 million (about ¥793 million) for Kiyotake and hand the 26-year-old a four-year contract through ...

Soccer Apr 16, 2016

Kiyotake, Sakai play part in Hannover triumph

Hiroshi Kiyotake and Hiroki Sakai helped bottom-side Hannover secure their first three points in seven games in the Bundesliga on Friday in their 2-0 home win over Borussia Monchengladbach, avoiding relegation in this round of fixtures. Hannover went ahead in the 49th minute when Waldemar ...

Soccer Apr 9, 2016

Kiyotake provides assist for Hannover in 2-2 draw

Hiroshi Kiyotake set up a goal but was unable to help struggling Hannover secure maximum points as it drew 2-2 away to Genki Haraguchi's Hertha Berlin on Friday in the Bundesliga. Trailing Vedad Ibisevic's third-minute opener, Kiyotake received a back-heel from Manuel Schmiedebach outside the ...

Hanover welcomes new signing Yamaguchi

Soccer Jan 5, 2016

Hanover welcomes new signing Yamaguchi

On a freezing, snowy day, former Cerezo Osaka midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi was introduced to the German media on Tuesday by his new Bundesliga club, Hannover. "I felt at the (2014) World Cup that as an individual, I was lacking strength and from that point I ...

Kiyotake stunner earns Hannover point at Wolfsburg

Soccer Sep 27, 2015

Kiyotake stunner earns Hannover point at Wolfsburg

Midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake opened his season account with a superbly taken finish to earn struggling Hannover a 1-1 derby draw away to Wolfsburg in the German first division on Saturday. Bas Dost headed Wolfsburg in front in the 40th minute after a well-timed run into ...