Bremen – It has been clear since Thursday: Stefanos Kapino (26) will no longer be available to SV Werder Bremen in the second half of the season, he will be on loan to the second division SV Sandhausen until the end of the season. Which begs the question: who will now be the new number two on the Weser? The profile of the wanted man is in place: The new keeper should have Bundesliga experience as much as possible and also have added value as a type for the cabin.
The DeichStube took a look around and did the candidate check.
Robin Himmelmann (31, without a club, most recently FC St. Pauli):
The goalkeeper at FC St. Pauli has barely terminated his contract and searches Werder Bremen a new number two. According to “Bild”, the 31-year-old is actually a candidate, the green-whites should have already felt. But does that really fit? Himmelmann had recently lost his regular place in the relegation-threatened second division, then left the club. Now he would have to sit down on the bench again, albeit a league higher. With 179 second division games, Himmelmann is undoubtedly an experienced man, but he has never stood between the posts in the Bundesliga. After all, he would be available for a free transfer.
Werder Bremen: Michael Rensing a candidate as a new substitute goalkeeper?
Michael Rensing (36, without a club, most recently Fortuna Düsseldorf):
After seven years and 137 competitive games at Fortuna Düsseldorf, the summer was over: Keeper had already in spring 2020 Michael Rensing informed the later relegated that he wanted to look for a new sporting challenge for the coming season. Just stupid: To this day there has apparently been no suitable offer – the 36-year-old goalkeeper is still without a club.
The home-grown FC Bayern Munich, who once inherited the goalkeeper legend Oliver Kahn at the German record champions and later also for Bayer Leverkusen and 1. FC Köln in the Bundesliga had played, emphasized how hot he was about a new task: “I’m in top shape, motivated and full of anticipation to be on the field.” For Rensing as new number two of SV Werder Bremen undoubtedly speak of his great experience (almost 300 professional games) and his uncomplicated contractual situation.
The fact that the native of Lingen already gained experience as number two in his last year with the Rhinelanders could also be an argument in favor of Rensing.
Alexander Walke (37, RB Salzburg):
The now 37-year-old moved from the youth team at Energie Cottbus to the U19 team in 1999 SV Werder Bremen, where he developed well and rose to become the regular goalkeeper of the U23 team (54 appearances) in the then third-class Regionalliga Nord. Walke caused a sensation when it was proven that he was consuming cannabis in 2001 and 2002, about which those responsible at SV Werder initially kept quiet. When he was again proven to have taken cannabis during a doping test at the U20 World Cup in 2003, Fifa banned the junior national goalkeeper for a total of seven months.
Werder Bremen: is Alexander Walke going back to the Weser?
The then 21-year-old followed the call of Volker Finke for the 2005/06 season and made a free transfer to the relegated Bundesliga SC Freiburg, where he ousted long-time number one Richard Golz. After holding positions at the second division side Wehen Wiesbaden (2008) and Hansa Rostock (2009), the Brandenburg-born man became today’s Austrian series champion in 2010 RB Salzburg. Stayed there Alexander Walke – with the exception of a six-month loan to SpVgg Greuther Fürth in January 2011 – to this day and has since won 14 titles.
The appreciation for Walke, who was unable to play due to an injury last season, is enormous – although he is now only number three in the club.
The prospect of six months might entice him Bundesliga at his former club, because despite his impressive career with a total of 156 games in the Austrian Bundesliga, 158 second division games, 34 Europa League appearances and 12 games in the Champions League qualification, there is one thing missing in his vita – a Bundesliga -Commitment.
Philipp Tschauner (35, RB Leipzig):
The 1.96 meter tall goalkeeper moved from Hannover 96 in the summer of 2019 RB Leipzig and was number three there behind Peter Gulacsi and Yvon Mvogo. That changed for a short time after Mvogo’s departure at the beginning of this season, but Tschauner now has to be content with the unpopular place in the stands. Despite everything, the contract of the former German U21 national player with the Saxons was only extended until summer 2022 at the beginning of January. Tschauner will then take on a new job as a goalkeeping coach in the RB youth team.
Will Philipp Tschauner from RB Leipzig become SV Werder Bremen’s new number two?
Remarkable: So far, the goalkeeper has not been used in Leipzig in a year and a half. And the chance that something will change about that is negligible. Could Werder Bremen So lure the native Bavarian to the north for at least six months with the prospect of more realistic employment opportunities? Maybe. In any case, his extremely positive manner speaks for Tschauner, which is extremely well received by the team. Or as Leipzig’s trainer Julian Nagelsmann puts it: “His impact on the troops is very big.” And is also athletic Philipp Tschauner Not a blank slate:
The re are also 32 Bundesliga games for 96 and one for Nuremberg.
Whoever becomes the new, experienced number two of the green-whites in the end, is unlikely to get a long-term perspective, because in summer will Werder Bremen equals five goalkeeper in the squad have: Beside Jiri Pavlenka and Eduardo dos Santos Haesler
The loaned keepers Kapino, Michael Zetterer (PEC Zwolle) and Luca Plogmann (SV Meppen) also return. (mwi) Also interesting: SV Werder Bremen would like to loan these five players! And: With this starting XI, Werder Bremen could compete at Hertha BSC!
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