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Wolfsburg snap up Malaga midfielder Ignacio Camacho

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The 27-year-old Spanish midfielder has signed a contract with Wolfsburg staying at the club till 2021.

Wolfsburg have been busy in the transfer market as the club has also announced the signing of Arsenal teenage prodigy Kaylen Hinds, the striker has signed a 3-year contract with the Bundesliga club.

Camacho who is a defensive midfielder will look to fill in the void left by Luiz Gustavo, as the Brazilian has joined Marseille.
Reports suggest that Wolburg have paid something around €10-15 million for the Spaniard.

Camacho has spent six and half seasons at Malaga and he has made 177 league appearances for the club.

 

Camacho told Wolfsburg’s website after the deal was finalised:

“The Bundesliga enjoys a very high standing in Spain and VfL have been well known in the country since the Champions League home win over Real Madrid,”
“I am really keyed-up about German football. The German mentality and the way football is played is something I have always liked because there is a great focus on tactics and order, paired with attacking football.”

 

Wolfsburg boss Andries Jonker added:

“Ignacio will strengthen our central midfield further with his abilities. “He also possesses a great deal of experience at the highest level. I am really looking forward to working together with him”.

Wolfsburg has had a very busy transfer season as the likes of Ricardo Rodriguez, Luiz Gustavo, Jannes Horn and Diego Benaglio had left the club, while signings have included players like John Brooks, Landry Dimata, William, Marvin Stefaniak and both Felix Uduokhai and Julian Justvan from 1860 Munich.