Eintracht confirmed the first new signing for the season to come: Sébastien Haller joined from FC Utrecht.

Paperwork done: Sebastien Haller (r.), Fredi Bobic
Paperwork done: Sebastien Haller (r.), Fredi Bobic

The 22-year-old holds the citizenship of both France and the Ivory Coast and scored 13 goals in 32 league matches this season (6 assists). Haller played for all national youth teams in France and had a big impact in 2015/2016 when he scored 24 goals in 42 games.

Former "FC Utrecht fan player of the year" Haller will join the team at the end of June and signed a contract until 2021.

Eintracht Sporting Director Fredi Bobic: "We were looking to strengthen our attack hence we were scouting Haller throughout the season. I am thrilled that this transfer is taking place now and we are sure he will fit in perfectly."

Sébastien Haller: "I am looking forward to play for Eintracht, it is an important step in my career, I can develop further in Frankfurt and learn from the experienced Bundesliga players - it's a fantastic challenge."

Player Facts

Date of Birth: 22 June 1994
Place of Birth: Ris-Orangis, France
Age: 22
Height: 1.90m
Nationality: France / Ivory Coast
Position: Forward
Foot: Right
Current Club: FC Utrecht
Website: www.haller-sebastien.com

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