Hannover has signed midfielder Daniel Royer from SV Ried in Austria.

The German club said in a statement Wednesday that the 21-year-old Royer has been given a contract until June 2015. He will wear the No. 16 jersey.

Hannover sporting director Joerg Schmadtke says Royer is ''two-footed and can easily play on both wings due to his pace.''

Schmadtke adds that Royer is ''one of Austria's biggest talents.''

Royer - who has one cap for his country - is in Austria's squad to face Germany in Friday's European Championship qualifier.

Hannover is the Bundesliga's only unbeaten side after four games.