On Monday, Nicolai Rapp arrived exhausted in Spain. The addition of the 1. FC Union had virtually changed overnight the pages. Even though the defender was still standing by 2020 in Aue under contract, he decided to make the switch to League rivals from Berlin. This is made possible by an exit clause, its contents of the 22-year-old defensive player, not much to tell. "Each consultant-designed contracts differently. In my case, it worked out that I could switch to Union,“ said Rapp.
Rapp is a graduate of hope Heimer football Academy. From 2006 to 2015, he played for the TSG. Under coach Julian nail of man he was in 2014, together with his new team-mates Grischa Prömel and Joshua Mees German A-juniors champion. Not only that, his involvement in Union a small class meetings. With Robert Zulj he has kicked Fürth at Greuther, where Rapp stood in front of his 18 months in Aue under contract. "This makes it very easy for the Union to arrive," says Rapp.
In December, Rapp tore the ligaments in the ankle joint
the approximately 250 supporters of the Union that have accompanied their team to the eight-day training camp in Jerez de la Frontera, were the only Winter addition to the Köpenicker a warm reception. As Rapp completed on Monday its first round on the sun-drenched training grounds, clapped you-like applause.
not only Rapp can hang. On 8. In December, he moved the away game in Fürth is a two-fold bands joint to crack in the left ankle. The rehab continues to Rapp now in Andalusia. "I assume that I can increase in the next few days Training," said Rapp. "Of Fitness, it looks quite good. There was no Operation. After seven days I again sat on the bike.“
At first glance, the obligation of Rapp, even if the duration of a reservist Christoph Schösswendter moved just before the start of training camp in his home to Admira Wacker Mödling surprised. Rapp was the undisputed master player in Aue and a member of the team Council. Prior to his injury, he completed this season 15 second division games. In addition, he meets in Berlin with Marvin Friedrich and Florian Hübner on two of the strongest interior defender in the League. The Union has also cashed because of these two performers just 15 goals in 18 Games. No other second-tier can boast a better Defensive.
Augsburg could get back to Frederick in the summer
Rapp. Nevertheless, he takes the risk, once sitting on the bench. "The Union is something other than Aue. This is the same League, but on the sporting level, it is a step forward. I want to enforce in the case of Union,“ explains Rapp. "It's a great competition. I'm aware of. But we all want to achieve the Maximum. If it was in the League, we'd all be overjoyed.“More about
Second League 1. FC Union committed to Nicolai Rapp
For Union Rapp is also an investment in the future and should be a precaution for the case that Frederick should leave the club in the summer. In the summer, his former club, FC Augsburg, could be an Option, and Friedrich.