Transfer news: Park Joo-Ho leaves Basel to sign two-year deal with Mainz
Mainz have completed the signing of Park Joo-Ho with coach Thomas Tuchel already predicting big things.
By Thomas Zocher
Last Updated: 18/07/13 2:43pm
The South Korea international joins from Swiss side FC Basel on a two-year deal, despite reports of interest from fellow Bundesliga outfit Hamburg.
Tuchel is convinced that the 26-year-old left-back has the necessary skills to be an important asset for the team.
"Park is a tactically schooled and technically flexible footballer," the coach told Deutsche Presseagentur. "He has vast experience in the international game.
"He has been a first-team player at FC Basel and we are clearly happy he is going to show his skills for Mainz in the coming years."