Nationality: German

DOB/Age: 25 February 1992 (32)

Previous Clubs: Werder Bremen (2010-2012, 2016-2018), FC St. Pauli (2012-2016, loan – 2017), VVV-Venlo (loan – 2017-2018), BB Erzurumspor (2018), PEC Zwolle (2019-2020, 2022-2024), Sparta Rotterdam (2020-2022)

Renowned for his astute positioning and relentless pressing, Lennart promises to inject a fresh dynamic into the Sailors’ offensive play. With over 200 appearances in Dutch football, including 173 in the top-tier Eredivisie, he possesses genuine European pedigree.

His goal-scoring prowess is evident through his tally of 54 goals across three different clubs – PEC Zwolle, VVV-Venlo, and Sparta Rotterdam – from 2017 to 2024. Lennart, who has also represented Germany at the Under-20 level, previously played in the top two German divisions before making the move to the Netherlands in 2017.

His most storied and unique achievements was winning the 2018 FIFA Fair Play Award. He received the accolade after making a blood donation to facilitate a stem cell transplant for a leukaemia patient, missing a game for VVV-Venlo against PSV Eindhoven in the process. The selfless act garnered widespread praise, and prompted a surge in donors stepping forward to contribute in the Netherlands.