Sasa Kalajdzic has left VfB Stuttgart to join Wolverhampton Wanderers. The fee was undisclosed by both clubs, but was reported to be £15 million. The duration of the contract is a five year deal with an option to extend for an additional year.
The 2 metre tall striker has scored 24 goals in 60 appearances for VfB. A tally he had managed across the top two divisions of German football.
Furthermore, he brings along international experience to the Midlands. Having won 15 caps for the Austrian national team.
The Wanderers announced, ‘Wolves have made Austrian international striker. Sasa Kalajdzic their latest summer signing, subject to visa and work permit.
‘The 25-year-old arrived in Wolverhampton to complete his medical at Compton Park earlier today and joins the club on a five-year-deal, with the option to extend for a further 12 months.’
The Swabians stated, ‘VfB Stuttgart and English Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers have reached an agreement over the sale of striker Sasa Kalajdzic. The Austrian international joined VfB in 2019 from Admira Wacker and was under contract at the Cannstatt club until 30 June 2023.’
Sasa on leaving the club said, “I will never forget my time at VfB. I’ve experienced a great deal, from the lows of my injuries to the highs of scoring 16 goals in my first Bundesliga season and the emotional survival on the final day [of last season]. I would like to thank my teammates, the management, the staff at the club and in particular the VfB fans. I’ve taken the city as well as the club to my heart. I’ll remain a fan of this wonderful club and wish VfB all the very best for this season and beyond.”