Notification of Sevilla FC Player Kiyotake Hiroshi’s Permanent Transfer

Sevilla FC footballer Kiyotake Hiroshi has permanently moved to Cerezo. Kiyotake’s profile and comments can be found below.

■Date of Birth: 12 November 1989
■Place of birth: Oita Prefecture
■Height/ weight: 1.72m, 66kg
■Uniform number: 46
■Experience: Oita Trinita U-15 (2002) → Oita Trinita U-18 (2005) → Oita Trinita (2008) → Cerezo Osaka (2010) → FC Nuremberg (July 2012) → Hanover96/ Germany (2014) → Sevilla FC/ Spain (2016)
■National team experience: U-17 Japan, U-21 Japan, U-22 Japan, U-23 Japan, Japanese National Football Team
■Appearance Records:
◇J1 total 97 matches (17 goals)/ cup matches 13 (2 goals)
◇Emperor’s Cup 9 matches (1 goal)
◇AFC Champions League 9 matches (4 goals)
◇German Bundesliga 117 matches (17 goals)
◇Spanish Primera Division 4 matches (1 goal)

■Kiyotake’s comments
“I’d like to announce that from the 2017 season I will play for Cerezo Osaka. I’d also like to take the opportunity to say that I’m very happy to be playing for Cerezo, thanks to the efforts of the club staff and everyone involved in this transfer. I take pride in Cerezo’s emblem, and will work with the players, staff, and all our supporters to ensure that I produce results.”