Official: Werder Bremen sign Mehmet Ekici from Bayern Munich

The Hanseaten have added the 21-year-old playmaker to their ranks
Werder Bremen have officially completed the signing of Turkey international Mehmet Ekici from  Bayern Munich.

A press release from Bremen revealed that the 21-year old signed a four-year deal that will run until 2015. He will be official unveiled on Monday.

"We are delighted to have found in Mehmet a player that fits perfectly into our plans. He is a young player with German roots, who has had a strong season," Bremen sporting director Klaus Allofs said.

Ekici himself is looking forward to the upcoming campaign with his new club.

"Werder is a good place for me. I am looking forward to the stadium, the fans, and the team. I want to take my chance here. I can continue my development," he said.

An official transfer fee has not been confirmed, but it is estimated that Bremen paid €5 million in exchange for the versatile attacker.

Ekici spent the 2010-11 season at Nurnberg, where he enjoyed a breakthrough year. In 32 games, he scored three goals and provided nine assists.

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