The Wiener Austria team for the 2021/22 season is taking shape. Two newcomers were involved at the start of training on Monday: Marvin Martins and Manfred Fischer. In addition, the contracts of Alex Grünwald and Georg Teigl were extended.
Four personnel decisions were finalized on Monday in Favoriten. Alexander Grünwald and Georg Teigl put their signatures on the contracts submitted by sports director Manuel Ortlechner. There are also two new faces: Manfred Fischer (25), midfielder, comes to Austria from Altach.
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Marvin Martins (26), who lives in the position of right-back, is also pitching his tents in Vienna-Favoriten. Martins kicked last season for Casa Pia AC in the Portugal 2 league. There he played 28 games, scored two goals and prepared one goal. He can also look back on seven international matches for Luxembourg, and has played alongside Casa Pia for Karpaty Lviv (Ukraine) and Niederkorn in Luxembourg in recent years.
Sports director Manuel Ortlechner …
… about Alex Grünwald: “We are very happy that we were able to tie a deserving player to the club in Alex Grünwald. You have often seen how important a player like him can be in crucial situations. The club's plan is it also means continuing to work with players of his caliber beyond his active career. It looks good for that too. “
… about Georg Teigl: “With him we have a player with a lot of speed, moreover Georg Teigl is a reliable and deserving player, with whom we know what we have in him. He is also very important within the team, a leader. “
… about Manfred Fischer: “He has an incredible mentality, was player of the year in Altach, made a name for himself in the league. It was not for nothing that international clubs were involved with him. I am very happy that we have him We were able to guide our overall package to favorites. It is an invigorating element for the team, both on and off the field. “
… about Marvin Martins: “With him we are getting a Luxembourg national player who has a lot of physique and presence on the pitch. He is also blessed with a lot of mentality. We expect a lot of steam on the right side from him and I think that he will still make us happy. “
That's what the players say
Alex Grünwald : “Everyone knows what the club and the new role mean to me under this sporting leadership. I would like to thank you for your trust and now do my part. It is also important for the club to offer me prospects for the future me.”
Georg Teigl: “I'm happy to be able to continue on the path with Austria. The club has big plans and I will do everything in my power to help.”
Manfred Fischer: “I'm very happy to be here with Austria now. I'm really motivated for the new start, I'm looking forward to the coming season and can't wait for it to finally start.”
Marvin Martins: “I'm happy to be here and to get the chance. It is a great honor to represent this club. We will now work hard and see that together we can lead Austria to where it was before . “