Bielefeld land Kucera
By Thomas Zeh
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bundesliga minnows Arminia Bielefeld have signed Radim Kucera.Bundesliga minnows Arminia Bielefeld have completed the long-awaited signing of Czech defender Radim Kucera from Sigma Olmutz.
Arminia coach Thomas Von Heesen had made Kucera his number one transfer target and tracked the 31-year-old for most of the summer, but talks between the clubs were protracted.
The deadlock was broken over the weekend and although both clubs failed to reveal any financial details, Bielefeld are believed to be paying a transfer fee of é¼500,000.
Kucera, who has put pen-to-paper on a three-year contract at the Schuco-Arena, is set to make his Bundesliga debut in Bielefeld's home game against Mainz 05 on August 28.