Hamburg striker Artjoms Rudnevs joins Hannover on loan

Berlin: Artjoms Rudnevs joined northern rivals Hannover with immediate effect on loan, Hamburg announced via their official homepage.

The Latvian international left Hamburg`s training camp in Abu Dhabi to make the medical exam with his new side, which is in Belek, Turkey as both clubs agreed on a loan deal, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Hannover received a buyer`s option for their new striker, who spent most of the time on the side-line this season.

However, Hannover`s 25-year-old new arrival joined the "Rothosen" in 2012 to score 12 goals in 41 appearances. Besides that he scored one goal in 25 caps for Latvia`s national team.

His new club currently holds 13th position in the German Bundesliga.