5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Madrid
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayern Munich
9:00 PM UTC
Game Details
AC Milan
2:00 AM UTC Jul 31, 2016
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Leicester City
3:30 AM UTC Jul 31, 2016
Game Details
Manchester United
5:30 PM UTC
Game Details
New York City FC
Colorado Rapids
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details

Hugo Almeida joins Hannover in return to Bundesliga

Hugo Almeida FC Anzhi Makhachkala
Hugo Almeida is leaving FC Anzhi Makhachkala to return to the Bundesliga with Hannover.

BREMEN, Germany -- Portugal striker Hugo Almeida is returning to the Bundesliga to reunite with coach Thomas Schaaf at relegation-threatened Hannover.

Almeida played three-and-a-half seasons for Werder Bremen under Schaaf until 2010 and scored 41 goals in in 117 matches.

Hannover is next-to-last in the Bundesliga. Schaaf was hired after Michael Frontzeck quit at the start of the winter break in December. The Bundesliga resumes next weekend.

After leaving Bremen, Almeida played for Besiktas Istanbul, Cesena and Kuban Krasnodar, before terminating his contract with Anzhi Makhachkala earlier this week.

Hannover did not give the length of his contract but Kicker magazine said Almeida signed until the end of the next season.


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.