Sporting KC indicators attacking midfielder and German Bundesliga veteran Erik Thommy

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Sporting KC indicators attacking midfielder and German Bundesliga veteran Erik Thommy
Sporting KC indicators attacking midfielder and German Bundesliga veteran Erik Thommy

Sporting Kansas Metropolis introduced at the moment that the membership has signed Eric Tome, a 27-year-old attacking midfielder and German Bundesliga veteran.

Tommy, who completed a four-year spell with Stuttgart within the Bundesliga this summer time, will probably be added to Sporting KC’s squad when the MLS secondary switch window opens on July 7. He’ll occupy a spot on the worldwide checklist, pending receipt of the certificates of worldwide switch and the P1 visa.

“This is a huge step for me in my career,” Tommy mentioned. “I’ve had very good conversations with Peter Vermes and I’m excited to join MLS, a league that has evolved a lot in the past few years. This club has great fans, great facilities and a great stadium. I want to do my best for the team and I’m ready for the challenge.”

Tommy scored 42 objectives and 33 assists throughout 9 seasons in his dwelling nation of Germany – together with 9 objectives, 14 assists and 96 appearances within the Bundesliga, probably the greatest leagues on the planet. The playmaker is Sporting’s second signing in the course of the 2022 season after the membership introduced the acquisition of striker William Agada earlier at the moment.

Capable of play as a sophisticated midfielder or on the wing, Thommy started his skilled profession with FC Augsburg in 2014 earlier than transferring on to FC Kaiserslautern (2014-2016) and Jahn Regensburg (2016-2017). The appropriate-footed participant joined Stuttgart in 2017, starred for Fortuna Düsseldorf throughout a profitable mortgage spell in 2019-20, and completed his time at Stuttgart this spring by showing within the membership’s final six video games of the 2021-2022 season.

As a younger participant, Thommy developed on the academies of SV Kleinbeuren (2000-2002), SSV Ulm (2002-2009) and TSG Thannhausen (2009-2010) earlier than transferring to FC Augsburg, the place he competed within the U-17 and U-19 Bundesliga. He signed for FC Augsburg II in 2013 and marked his first skilled season with 18 objectives and 5 assists within the Regionalliga, and he additionally made his Bundesliga debut with Augsburg’s first staff on the age of 19 in February 2014.

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