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RB Leipzig verify signing of Benjamin Sesko from 2023

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RB Leipzig have confirmed they’ve agreed to signal younger striker Benjamin Sesko from Purple Bull Salzburg on the finish of the present season.

The 19-year-old Slovenia worldwide had attracted curiosity from plenty of European heavyweights, together with Manchester United and Chelsea, however has as a substitute opted to stay within the Purple Bull setup with a transfer to Leipzig.

Sesko will stay with Salzburg for the 2022/23 marketing campaign earlier than transferring to the Bundesliga in 2023, with a five-year contract already inked with Leipzig.

“I’m very blissful to have the ability to make the transfer to RB Leipzig in 2023 and that the switch is now confirmed,” Sesko stated. “RB Leipzig are top-of-the-line golf equipment in Germany and are establishing themselves as top-of-the-line in Europe 12 months on 12 months. A hit story has been written right here in just some years and I need to be part of it sooner or later.

“The membership’s philosophy of putting belief in younger gamers and taking part in enticing, attacking soccer is an ideal match for me. The town, the stadium and the entire infrastructure at RB Leipzig, in addition to the numerous good discussions with the membership, satisfied me that this transfer is totally the precise resolution. My focus is now on the season with Salzburg, that I need to use to proceed creating and be as profitable as potential.”

Technical director Christopher Vivell added: “Benjamin Sesko is one among Europe’s greatest younger skills and has a large amount of potential to turn into top-of-the-line.

“He affords rather a lot in his sport, he’s extraordinarily quick, has an excellent leaping attain and is powerful within the air. Benjamin has a real eye for purpose and, regardless of his top, is technically gifted and cellular. His qualities make him a novel and particular participant.

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“I’ve recognized Benjamin since he was 15 and was in a position to persuade him to return to Salzburg in 2019. Since then, I’ve adopted his growth carefully and have seen each purpose that he’s scored. The best choice is for Benjamin to proceed in Salzburg for yet one more 12 months and mature earlier than coming to Leipzig. We’re already wanting ahead to that rather a lot.”

In the meantime, 90min understands that Leipzig midfielder Konrad Laimer stays determined to affix Bayern Munich, who’re €5m in need of his price ticket. Manchester United are monitoring the state of affairs however the participant’s precedence is to maneuver to the German champions.

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