Skibbe names Kazakhstani born Alexander Merkel most talented German football player18 july 2014, 23:47
“Merkel is one of the most talented young German football players. I am very happy that he will be playing for us,” Skibbe said.
Udinese’s midfielder Merkel will be on a loan until June of 2015. Last season he was playing with Watford on a loan from his parent club where in 11 matches he scored one goal.
Alexander Merkel is a son of former Kairat FC football player Vasilii Merkel. He lived in Almaty till the age of 6. Merkel’s family moved to Germany in 1998.
By Gyuzel Kamalova