"We know each other for a long time. We have often played against each other. He was in mainz, i was in hoffenheim," said the 34-year-old striker at hertha’s training camp in neuruppin, brandenburg. "He is an experienced player, i am an experienced player."
Dortmund’s long-serving central defender subotic (30) was last brought back to the bundesliga by union. In the 2. He played against ibisevic, then of hoffenheim, for the first time in the first league for FSV mainz 05 almost twelve years ago. The kraichgau team won 1-0 at home. Hertha will now face union on the tenth matchday of this season at the beginning of november. "We have a city derby coming up. That’s a nice thing to do," said ibisevic. "We are all happy, of course, it is good for the city."
The bosnian will captain hertha for the fourth season, a decision announced by new coach ante covic over the weekend. "I am proud to remain captain. As one of the oldest players, I have to take responsibility," said the bosnian. "I want to help the team and the new coaching staff succeed in playing fubball."