Fortuna's goalkeeping contingent continues to grow every day. One day after the obligation of Florian Kastenmeier (21, VfB Stuttgart II), the club announced the extension of the contract with keeper Michael Rensing (34) for another year.
Sounds totally crazy, but makes sense.
In addition to Rensing was Jannick Theissen (21) with 23 nominations most often in the squad.
Fortuna officially made him a pro last week. He should be awarded for the upcoming season.
Fortuna Dusseldorf: Raphael Wolf and Tim Wiesner in Dauerpech
The fact that he was sitting on the bench so often was due to the bad luck of his colleagues. Ascending goalkeeper Raphael Wolf (30) has been out of action for almost the entire season and is still suffering from balance problems.
Whether Friedhelm Funkel (65) can plan with him again in the coming season, is completely uncertain.
This also applies to permanent woodpecker Tim Wiesner (22), the various injuries always throw off track.
Because the need was so great, oldie Jaroslav Drobny (39) has already signed another goalkeeper in winter.
His loan ends in the summer, but sports director Lutz Pfannenstiel has already announced to get another goalkeeper.
Fortuna Dusseldorf: Only Michael Rensing came through almost problem-free
Irony of fate: With Rensing's rib break in the promotion season began the goalkeeper plague, in the Bundesliga, he was then the only one who had virtually no health problems.
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Commenting on his new contract, he says: "I am very happy to be renewing the contract and looking forward to entering my seventh season with Fortuna. For all Fortunen and for me personally it was a fairytale season. After a few years abstinence in the Bundesliga, it is simply the biggest and most beautiful to play in the upper house again. "
(tagToTranslate) Fortuna Dusseldorf (t) Michael Rensing (t) Friedhelm Funkel (t) Raphael Wolf (t) Tim Wiesner (t) Jaroslav Drobny (t) Florian Kastenmeier