Grasshopper Club Zurich can announce the signing of Shani Tarashaj

Now it is official: shortly before midnight yesterday, the final signatures arrived from Everton FC. Shani Tarashaj is switching with immediate effect from Everton to Grasshopper Club Zurich on loan. The 23-year-old is signing a one-year loan agreement with GC. The established club of the city of Zurich also has an option to buy the player. Before moving to the Premier League, Tarashaj played 52 matches and scored 12 goals and provided three assists. While playing on loan for Eintracht Frankfurt in the 2016/17 season, he featured in 13 Bundesliga and two DFB Cup matches. The young Swiss national has also played five times for the national side since March 2016.

GC Sporting Director Mathias Walther said the following about the hiring of Shani Tarashaj: "Shani completed his entire football training at GC and he proved his talent in the blue and white jersey already at a very young age. We will do everything we can to get him back to his accustomed performance level after two difficult years."

Grasshopper Club Zurich looks forward to working with Shani Tarashaj.