Bruma seals Hamburg switch

The two clubs agreed a deal for the 19-year-old Dutchman earlier

this month and the move was formally rubber-stamped as Bruma put

pen to paper on a 12-month deal with an option for a further year.

“Hamburg is the best option for me,” Bruma told Hamburg’s official

website www.hsv.de. “Here, I can play at the highest level in

Germany.” Hamburg sporting director Frank Arnesen played a key role

in luring Bruma to HSV, just a few weeks after taking up his new

role after leaving a similar post at Stamford Bridge. Bruma, who is

under contract at Chelsea until 2014, will join up with former

Blues team-mates Michael Mancienne, Jacopo Sala and Gokhan Tore,

all of whom recently penned permanent deals at the Imtech Arena.