Shortly before the summer transfer window closed, VfB Stuttgart once again stepped up its decimated offensive. The Swabians sign the Danish attacking talent Wahid Faghir. The 18-year-old of Afghan descent comes from Vejle Boldklub and receives a contract until 2026. The transfer should be loud kicker are around four million euros.
“We have been watching Wahid Faghir for a long time,” said VfB sporting director Sven Mislintat about the U21 international: “His path so far is very promising, we see a lot of development potential in him.”
Stuttgart will have to do without the services of their injured striker Sasa Kalajdzic until the end of the year, talent Mohamed Sankoh will be out for the entire season.
In the 2019/2020 season, Faghir made his debut in the Danish Superligaen, in which he played 29 games, scored seven goals and set up two more goals. In total, Wahid Faghir wore the Vejle Boldklub jersey 47 times (11 goals, 4 assists).