Hannover 96 made the relegation perfect against Karlsruhe, now more intensive the Lower Saxony plans for the coming season. The “Reds” shared on Monday, as expected, said that the expiring contract would not be extended by captain Marcel Franke. He does not take the ambitious path with the targeted Bundesliga return. “With a heavy heart I will leave the club and this great city after three years. My family also felt comfortable here. My two daughters were born here, which is why this city has become so special for us,” said Franke, for that with Fabian Kunze had already been committed to a successor.
The 29-year-old, who moved to Dynamo Dresden and Darmstadt 98 2019 from Norwich City to Hanover, played 28 league games during the current season (captain Marcel note: 3.64). In total, Franke comes on 170 games in the Bundesliga sub-house. It is not yet clear where it was the 96 captain, who has been drawn 81 times for the club from the Lower Saxony capital in almost three years.