Werder Bremen recently signed Argentine striker Franco di Santo on a free transfer. The striker decided not to extend his contract with the championship club Wigan athletic. He came to England in 2008 after signing for Chelsea for £ 3 million.

However, he found first-team opportunities limited at Chelsea. This led to his move to Blackburn Rovers on a loan deal, and he thrived during this loan spell. Despite this, he was unable to establish himself as a first-team regular and he was sold to Wigan for £ 3 million a few seasons ago.

He helped the club stay in the Premier league for the couple of seasons, but was prevent them from going down last campaign. He recently made his debut for the Argentine national team, and he is seen as someone who has a long-term potential with the national team. In order to feature regularly the national team, Di Santo recently moved to German football with Werder Bremen. According to him, this will allow him to get more exposure at the national team level. The striker has also revealed that he has sought the advice of fellow South American Claudio Pizarro, who has experience of playing in Germany and England.

The Peruvian striker currently plays for one of the biggest clubs in the world – Bayern Munich.
"I've been talking to Claudio about moving to Werder Bremen. I have learned the club has a very good reputation. He told me I should make the move as the club is so enjoyable that one can feel very much at Werder Bremen. I am out to show what I am capable of!" said Di Santo.

Werder Bremen have made a good start to the new Bundesliga season. They have played four matches and have taken six points. Di Santo has made 2 appearance so far.