Posted: Saturday January 5, 2013 11:11 PM

Hannover signs Johan Djourou on loan from Arsenal

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HANNOVER, Germany (AP) -Hannover has signed Swiss defender Johan Djourou on loan from English Premier League team Arsenal until the end of the season.

The Bundesliga side says in a statement that the 25-year-old Djourou underwent a medical on Friday and traveled with the rest of the squad Saturday to Portugal for a training camp.

The Ivory Coast-born Djourou has played 31 times for Switzerland.

Hannover coach Mirko Slomka says Djourou will help compensate for the losses through injury of defenders Felipe and Leon Andreasen.

 
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