Move to Italy: Sale: Hertha BSC lends Serdar and sells Richter

Status: 08/22/2023 7:42 p.m

Soccer second division Hertha BSC lends Suat Serdar to the Italian first division club Hellas Verona for the current season. The capital club announced this on Tuesday evening.

According to Italian media reports, Verona has secured a purchase option worth five million euros. Hellas Verona itself spoke only of option rights. Hertha did not provide any information. In any case, the Berliners should save another, comparatively high salary for the current season.

Hertha player Marco Richter raises his right arm to kick off (Image: Imago Images/Eibner)

Hertha BSC loses captain Marco Richter to Mainz 05

Hertha BSC will have to do without Marco Richter in the future. The captain is leaving the second division soccer club for the Bundesliga and is playing for Mainz 05 with immediate effect. Hertha gets around three million euros, but the personnel problems are getting bigger. All arrivals and departures of the top clubs in the region in the transfer ticker.more

“Suat had the opportunity to go abroad for the first time in his career. He was keen to take advantage of this opportunity. We wish him all the best and every success for the time in Italy,” said sports director Benjamin Weber in a club statement. “I felt comfortable in the club and in Berlin and got to know special people. I wish Hertha and all the fans a successful season,” said Serdar himself.

69 Competitive Appearances for Herta

In July 2021, Serdar switched from FC Schalke 04 to Hertha BSC. The midfielder made 69 competitive appearances for the “Old Lady” (eight goals, four assists). In the current season he only came for the Berliners in the Cup game against Carl Zeiss Jena for use.

Broadcast: rbb24, August 22, 2023, 9:45 p.m