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TRANSFER: Marcel Hilßner Joins Sky Blues!

The German winger has agreed a three-year-deal...

16 July 2020

Coventry City are delighted to announce the signing of German winger Marcel Hilßner!

The 25-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a three-year deal with the Sky Blues, joining City from SC Paderborn for an undisclosed fee - subject to FA, EFL and International clearance.

Hilßner began his career with Werder Bremen, joining the Bundesliga side’s youth set-up aged 14, before going on to represent Werder Bremen ll on over 80 occasions.

The former German Under 19 international made one appearance for Bremen’s first team, departing in 2016 to join Dynamo Dresden following their promotion to Germany’s second tier.

Marcel spent a season with Drseden, joining Hansa Rostock where he would spend a further two years in 2017, eventually moving to SC Paderborn in 2019. Last season, Hilßner joined Hallescher FC on loan in January of 2020, spending the remainder of the 19/20 campaign with the German side.

Following the arrival of Marcel, manager Mark Robins said:

“We’re pleased to welcome Marcel to the Club as we continue our recruitment for the Championship.

“Marcel adds another exciting option to our squad and is someone we’re looking forward to working with.

“Marcel is a strong and creative attacking player who can play on either wing or in the centre, and he will be a great asset for us.”

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