- Walace signs a deal until 2021.
- Arrives from Gremio to beef up Hamburg midfield.
- Won gold with Brazil at 2016 Rio Olympics.
Hamburger SV have bolstered their squad with the signing of Brazil international Walace from Gremio.
The defensive midfielder has signed a contract until June 2021 with the north German club.
“The important thing for me is to get settled in quickly so I can start to produce good performances on the pitch,” said the 21-year-old, who landed in a snowy Hamburg on Monday. "I hope I can help the club in the difficult situation we’re in.”
Walace, whose full name is Walace Souza Silva, is a two-time Brazil international and helped his country win gold at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.