Simak joins Mainz from Stuttgart

Jan Simak has joined German Bundesliga club Mainz from rivals VfB Stuttgart.

Jan Simak has joined German Bundesliga club Mainz from rivals VfB Stuttgart.

The 31-year old Czech midfielder has signed an 18-month contract with the Rhineland-Palatinate outfit and his signing was welcomed by coach Thomas Tuchel.

"Jan Simak further expands our options in attack," he told the club’s official website.

“He is a player who can directly help us."

Simak joined Stuttgart from Carl Zeiss Jena in 2007 and prior to that enjoyed stints with Hannover, Bayer Leverkusen and Sparta Prague.

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