Hertha Berlin might be striving to get past their current situation but the German international is confident about what the future holds for his new club.
wants to repay his new employers for helping him return to theBundesliga
by showing his full potential and bringing them glories.
The 33-year-old has moved back to his homeland to thrive to success after spending a quiet season atJuventus
. Khedira contributed to fiveSerie A
titles when he was with Juventus but was mostly out of action across the last two seasons due to multiple injuries.
The German midfielder believes that he is fully prepared to get back into the game with Hertha, who have not been on the right track lately.
Hertha made great efforts to sign me and offered me the opportunity to return to the Bundesliga,
" Khedira said.
I'm grateful for that and I honestly cannot wait for the moment when I'll be wearing the blue and white shirt on the pitch for the first time.
"I feel great physically would like to use the experience I have gained in recent years to help the team and lead Hertha to more sporting success."
Khedira has also won the Bundesliga title when he was withStuttgart
in the 2006-07 season and has also enjoyed some domestic and European victories withReal Madrid
, like theChampions League
title in 2014. Hertha have changed their coach, assigning Pal Dardai to turn things around for the better.
Sami Khedira is a successful leader on the pitch and a name that is recognised around the world. I am delighted that we have been able to bring him to Hertha BSC,"
said Hertha CEO
"I am convinced that with his personality on and off the pitch, he will give our young team the stability it needs to be successful
Another addition to the club is Winger Nemanja Radonjic from Marseille, who joined Hertha on a loan deal with an option to buy.