Diego Returns To The Bundesliga With Wolfsburg

Chris Wright

27th, August 2010


AFTER enduring a fairly torrid year in Serie A with Juventus, former Werder Bremen playmaker Diego has slunk back to the Bundesliga – signing a €15 million, four-year deal with former German champions Wolfsburg last night.

The Brazilian midfielder became a club talisman during his time with Bremen, eventually inspiring the club to the German Cup title and a UEFA Cup final (a game he actually missed through suspension) during his final season with the club in 2008/09.

Juventus then shelled out €25 million for Diego’s services, but the 25-year-old singularly failed to consistently reproduce the oft-mercurial form he’d shown in Germany and began to fall rapidly out of favour with large sections of the club’s support, who believed that he didn’t justify his hefty fee.