Werder Bremen midfielder, Ilia Gruev has extended his contract with the club. The club announced: “As Werder continue to build their squad for the 2022/23 season. The club have managed to extend youngster Ilia Gruev’s contract.”
“We are very pleased that in Ilia we have again been able to retain a player who was trained in our academy. He has been part of the professional squad for some time and just took an important step in his development last year. We see a lot of potential in him and are sure that his development is not over yet”, says Clemens Fritz, head of scouting and professional football, looking optimistically to the future of the midfielder.
“Ilia is an intelligent boy with good technique, who showed last season that he can help us in midfield. And that he will also be his man in the Bundesliga,” explained Werder Bremen Head coach Ole Werner.
Ilia Gruev said: “I’ve been wearing the green and white Werder jersey with pride for eight years now. And I’m happy to continue wearing it. After very good discussions with those responsible at this special club I decided with conviction to extend my contract early. I thank the club for the trust and the wonderful fans for the great support.”