SV Werder Bremen have signed Jens Stage from FC
Copenhagen ahead of the 2022/23 season, after agreeing a contract with
the Denmark international. The 25-year-old will join up with the team
immediately, and will head to training camp in Zell am Ziller with the
Green-Whites on Thursday. Both sides have agreed to keep the details of
the contract undisclosed.
has made over 100 competitive appearances for Copenhagen over the last
three years, and has also picked up experience playing at the
international level. His energy and aggressiveness will be of benefit to
us in midfield. We’re pleased to have been able to convince him to move
to Werder,” said Clemens Fritz, head of scouting and professional
football at SVW.
Jens Stage signed his contract on Wednesday (Photo: WERDER.DE).
Head coach Ole
Werner is also looking forward to Stage’s arrival. The Dane has so far
won one cap for his country. “He has mainly played in central midfield
or as a number eight. He’s physically strong, has a solid football
background and can be a threat on goal as well. We’re convinced that he
will be able to help us out immediately,” said Werner.
said: "I'm really excited to play in the Bundesliga. Werder Bremen are a
well-known club in Denmark, not just because of how close Bremen is to
the border. I knew I wanted to take this chance as soon as I heard about
the interest. I can hardly wait to play at this stadium in front of the
Stage made his professional debut for Aarhus in the
top tier of Danish football in May 2016, before moving to Copenhagen in
2019. He made a combined 206 professional appearances for both clubs,
scoring 32 goals in total.