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Official: Wolfsburg sign Hasan Salihamidzic from Juventus on one-year deal

Wolfsburg have announced the arrival of Hasan Salihamidzic on a 12-month agreement after his contract with Serie A club Juventus expired.

The 34-year-old midfielder was not offered a new deal by his former club, and has wasted no time in heading back to Germany on a free transfer.

An official statement released by Wolfsburg reads:

"VfL Wolfsburg have secured the services of midfielder Hasan Salihamidzic. The 34-year-old, who joined up with the team at the training camp in Glucksburg on Monday evening, has signed a deal for the 2011-12 season. The former Bosnia-Herzegovina international (43 games, six goals) was most recently signed to Juventus. The new signing will wear the number 11 shirt at VfL."

Speaking of his hopes for his second stint in Germany following spells with Bayern Munich and Hamburg previously, Salihamidzic said:

"For me it was clear that after Bayern and Juventus, not every club would come into consideration. Back then, Felix Magath gave me the chance to play football and for that reason it was clear to me that I would do this. Here I am part of an interesting project that Felix Magath has built up."

Salihamdzic made just one start under then-Juventus coach Luigi Del Neri last season, prompting his release from the Turin club.

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