Young Czech defender Šimůnek wins German league title with Wolfsburg

The 22-year-old defender Jan Šimůnek has won the German football league title with Wolfsburg. Šimůnek joined the Bundesliga club from Sparta Prague after captaining a Czech team to the final of the Under 20 World Cup in Canada two years ago. He has four full international caps for the Czech Republic and is expected to figure in the first squad selected by new manager František Straka.

Author: Ian Willoughby