The Eagles signed a new center back: London born Michael Hector - also a Jamaican international player - joins on loan from Chelsea.

London calling: Michael Hector joins
London calling: Michael Hector joins

The Eagles signed Michael Hector of Chelsea FC on a one-year loan deal until summer 2017. The 24-year old and 1.93m tall central defender was last on loan at Reading FC (35 games, 1 goal in last season's Championship).

Michael Anthony James Hector was born on 19 July 1992 in London / UK and is an English and a Jamaican citizen. He recorded 17 caps for "The Reggae Boyz" so far and will receive the jersey number 15 at Eintracht.

Sporting Director Bruno Hübner: „Michael Hector is the type of player we were after - physical, tall and good in aerial duels. He has a lot of potential and it is a great chance for him to play Bundesliga. It is great that Michael went for it!"

Michael Hector: "Frankfurt is a cool city and my first impressions are all very good. I will settle in easily being from London. I know about Eintracht's great history and I am excited about the challenge - can't wait to get on that pitch!"

Player Facts:

  • Name: Michael Anthony James Hector
  • Date of Birth: 19 July 1992
  • Age: 24
  • Nationality: England / Jamaica
  • Height: 1.93m
  • Main Position: Center Back
  • Jersey Number: 15
  • Foot: Right
  • Current Club: Chelsea Football Club  
  • Languages: English