Kevin Kuranyi signs one-year deal with Hoffenheim

Kevin Kuranyi has returned to German football by signing a one-year deal at Hoffenheim, the Bundesliga club have announced.

The 52-times capped Germany striker joins on a free transfer from Russian Premier League side Dynamo Moscow, who he had been with since July 2010.

"After five years in Russia, I'm highly motivated to prove myself once again in the Bundesliga," Kuranyi, 33, told the official Hoffenheim website.

"TSG are a club with a great structure and huge prospects and I want to help us meet them."

Brazil-born Kuranyi previously enjoyed great success at Stuttgart and Schalke, claiming over 100 goals, before scoring 56 in 151 games for Dynamo.

The whole team can benefit from his years of experience at the highest level, both on and off the pitch." said Hoffenheim director of football Alexander Rosen.