Malaga’s Camacho joins Wolfsburg

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Berlin, July 9 (IANS) The Wolfsburg have signed midfielder Ignacio Camacho from Spanish outfit Malaga, both football clubs announced.

Wolfsburg reacted to the departure of Luiz Gustavo and reinforced their midfield with the signing of Ignacio Camacho, who has penned a four-year deal until June 2021 on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.

“We are very pleased with the transfer of Ignacio Camacho. He is a team player who gives everything for the team. In addition, he has developed into a leader at Malaga in recent years,” Wolfsburg’s sporting director Olaf Rebbe said.

The new arrival played since 2011 for Malaga where he provided 16 goals in overall 207 top-flight appearances.

Camacho started his senior career at Atletico Madrid in 2007 before he lifted the UEFA Europa League in 2010.

“The Bundesliga is held in high esteem in Spain. Especially since Wolfsburg defeated Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League. I am looking forward to the German football and their style of play which I always liked,” Camacho said.

–IANS

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