The 28-year-old stopper of Ghanaian descent has completed his move to the German second-tier returnees in the ongoing winter transfer window
Bundesliga 2 side FC Magdeburg have announced the signing of German-born Ghanaian centre-back Daniel Heber in an undisclosed period of contract this January.
The former VfL Bochum U-19 youth star is joining the MDCC-Arena outfit from Bundesliga 3 side Rot-Weiss Essen, with the talented stopper set to play a pivotal role for his new side in the rest of the ongoing campaign.
“The 28-year-old central defender comes from Rot-Weiss Essen. FC Magdeburg has signed Daniel Heber. The 28-year-old central defender comes from the third division Rot-Weiss Essen and will wear shirt number 15 at FCM in the future,” a club’s statement over the signing of Heber reads.
Sporting director Otmar Schork revealed their keen interest in the 28-year-old since last term and he is now happy to have lured him given his versatility as a centre-back.
“We were already interested in Daniel Heber in the summer of 2021 and have continued to follow his career. Due to our long-standing injury misery, we had to act and in Daniel we have signed a player who can help us in several positions on the defensive,” Schork added to his club’s communications network.
He featured in 17 league games for Rot-Weiss Essen in this season’s 3. Liga 22/23 football contest before making his transfer switch to the Magdeburg-based club this winter.