Sotirios Kyrgiakos leaves Liverpool, ties knots with VfL Wolfsburg – Bundesliga news

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Sotirios Kyrgiakos leaves – Bundesliga news 
Former AEK Athens defender,, has tied knots with the Bundesliga outfit, VfL Wolfsburg, for two years. The defender’s departure from Liverpool seemed imminent after lack of first team opportunities at Anfield.
The centre-back failed to impress the current Reds manager, Kenny Dalglish, and as a result has parted ways with the club after spending two years in
Kyrgiakos seemed pleased with his transfer and was looking forward to more first team opportunities under Felix Magath. He was all praise for the Wolfsburg boss who led them to title triumph in the 2008/09 season. The centre-back believed that his new club
has all the potential of retaining the crown this summer. He admitted about the difficulties that Wolfsburg have been going through at the start of this year’s campaign but was confident about his side’s speedy recovery.
The The player wished his former club all the very best this season. He reckoned that
the Reds were terrific in the game against last weekend which Liverpool won by a 2-0 margin at Emirates Stadium.
The English club confirmed about the Greek’s departure through a statement on the website which read, "Liverpool FC this afternoon [Monday] confirmed that Sotirios Kyrgiakos had left the club and joined Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg.”
Wolfsburg manager Felix Magath has welcomed the defender at Volkswagen Arena. He greeted him with praise and guaranteed him more first team opportunities at the club. Kyrgiakos is believed to fill in the boots of departing defender Simon Kjaer, whose mistake
led to an equaliser from Borussia Monchengladbach last Friday. Die Wolfe eventually lost that game by a 4-1 margin.
The defender showed gratitude to Magath for his kind words and concluded talks by mentioning, "Wolfsburg are a good club. They won the championship in 2009. I'm here to play and I would like to play every game. I am fit and ready, but the coach decides when
and if I get to play."
The 32-year-old made 30 league appearances for Liverpool during his two-year stay at the club, netting thrice in return. He earned 61 caps for his country during his eight-year international career (2002-2010).



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