Day: June 21, 2012

Kevin Constant joins Milan on loanKevin Constant joins Milan on loan

AC Milan have signed midfielder Kevin Constant from Genoa on loan to replace Sulley Muntari, who is injured.

Muntari has impressed since joining Milan in January on loan from rivals, Inter Milan. He was expected to sign a permanent deal, before injuring his knee during an international match with Ghana.

Milan have now turned to Constant, bringing the 25-year-old player over to their side on loan, with an option to make the move permanent.

Wolfsburg sign Emanuel Pogatetz from HannoverWolfsburg sign Emanuel Pogatetz from Hannover

Wolfsburg have signed Austrian defender Emanuel Pogatetz from Bundesliga rivals Hannover for an undisclosed fee.

Felix Magath, head coach at Wolfsburg, had this to say about the latest addition to his squad: “Emanuel Pogatetz is a robust defender, who is uncompromising in the challenge, , and will help strengthen our defence. I’m delighted to be able to welcome him into our squad ahead of next season.”

Pogatetz played 29 times for Hannover in the Bundesliga last season, totalling 57 appearances since arriving from Middlesbrough in 2010.