Official: Anthony Ujah Returns To Mainz 05

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Mainz 05 has announced the return of Nigeria international, Anthony Ujah for an undisclosed fee from Liaoning FC.

The 27-year-old played for Mainz in the 2011-12 season, before switching to FC Koln, where he scored 36 goals in 102 appearances.

Ujah then joined Werder Bremen after three years with Koln, and scored 14 times in 37 matches, before moving to China in 2016.

Swayed by his return to the Opel Arena, sports director, Rouven Schröder said: “Anthony Ujah is an athletic, determined and strong attacker who has proved his qualities at the Bundesliga level and adds real value to our squad, and he is a great character and will not be due to his Mainz past.

“We need to make sure that he has decided on a future at Mainz 05.”

The striker, excited with the switch, said: “I am very happy that I return to Mainz because I have only good memories of my time there, I am looking forward to the Bundesliga as well and I want to help the team from the second half of the season to reach.”



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