Holtmann leaves Mainz after four years, having previously played for Braunschweig, having made just 29 appearances for the Bundesliga club.
The attacker returns to the club from Werder Bremen after 13 years away.
Holstein Kiel attacker Finn Porath has extended his contract and will remain with the club until 2023.
Holstein Kiel have announced the signing of midfielder Niklas Hauptmann on a year’s loan from 1. FC Köln.
Holstein Kiel have added to their squad yet again with the signing of goalkeeper Thomas Dähne from Polish Ekstraklasa side Wisła Płock.
In a dramatic final day in the 2. Bundesliga, Karlsruher SC came from behind to beat SpVgg Greuther Fürth and condemn 1. FC Nürnberg to a play-off.
Whilst most eyes will be trained on the Fernduell between 1. FC Heidenheim and Hamburger SV at the top of the 2. Bundesliga on Sunday, for 1. FC Nürnberg and Karlsruher SC the final matchday is just as important as they look to avoid finish 16th and a play-off to avoid relegation to the 3.Continue reading “Nürnberg and Karlsruhe prepare for final day Fernduell”
Holstein Kiel have confirmed the signing of SV Meppen centre-back Marco Komenda. The 23-year-old is the second defender to sign for the club this week, following the confirmation that Simon Lorenz will join from VfL Bochum when his contract there expires next week. Komenda, who previously played for Darmstadt (up to U19 level) and BorussiaContinue reading “Kiel add Marco Komenda as further defensive reinforcement”
Holstein Kiel have announced the signing of VfL Bochum defender Simon Lorenz on a free transfer. The 23-year-old has made 16 appearances for Bochum in the 2. Bundesliga this season, following a spell last year on loan with 1860 Munich, but has hardly played since the winter break, with the pairing of Vasilios Lampropoulos andContinue reading “Simon Lorenz swaps Bochum for Kiel”
Dynamo Dresden are on the verge of relegation to the 3. Liga after a 2-0 defeat to Holstein Kiel in the first of two 2. Bundesliga games on Thursday. Emmanuel Iyoha and Lion Lauberbach scored in each half, with Dresden reduced to ten men after Jannik Müller saw two quick-fire yellow cards. Markus Kauczinski’s sideContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Kiel 2-0 Dresden: Dynamo on the brink”