Reports this morning suggested that Mame Biram Diouf has agreed a loan move to Hannover, however, it has been confirmed that he has signed a two and a half year deal.

German site, Kicker, reported that he passed his medical this morning and is ready for a permanent move for around £1.5m. Hannover are currently 7th in the league, 10 points behind Bayern Munich, having scored just 21 goals in 19 games.

“I am happy that with Mame Diouf we have another alternative up front,” said Hannover coach, Mirko Slomka. “We need to bring him in fast so he can help us in the Bundesliga and the Europa League.”