Michael Hefele has pledged 100% commitment to Huddersfield Town and his new life in England.

The club’s newly-signed German centre-back arrives fresh from skippering Dynamo Dresden to that country’s third-tier title.

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The 25-year-old became a cult figure with the fans, and hopes to strike up a similar rapport with the Town faithful.

“I am thankful for the opportunity I have been given and excited by it,” said Hefele, who has signed a three-year contract and intends to live in Huddersfield.

“I have researched this club and been to a game and watched videos and I am proud to have this chance to play here.

“The fans in Germany respect hard work and commitment and I am told it is the same here.

“I can tell them I will give my all in every game and every training session.

“My style is to play with a lot of will and a lot of passion, but to also stay cool headed.

“I like to put a tackle in, but I also like to try to play some football.

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“Holding that trophy up in the air at Dresden felt good.

“To be able to help Huddersfield Town compete strongly in the Championship will feel good.”