RB Leipzig signal Hoffenheim defender David Raum

RB Leipzig have accomplished the signing of Germany worldwide defender David Raum from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim.

The 24-year-old solely joined Hoffenheim from Greuther Furth final season however loved a positive debut season within the German prime flight working up and down the left wing, contributing 13 assists and three objectives.

As reported by 90min, Raum moved throughout each Manchester United and Manchester City’s respective radars earlier this summer time. But United finally moved for Feyenoord’s Tyrell Malacia, whereas City at the moment are focusing their consideration on Brighton’s Marc Cucurella.

That cleared the best way for Leipzig to make their transfer, and Raum has now signed for the East German membership for a payment of round €30 million together with extensions on a five-year contract till 2027.

Speaking to Leipzig’s official web site following his transfer, Raum revealed that the draw for Champions League soccer had been a think about his resolution: “I am very happy about my move to RB Leipzig. The club tried hard to get me and the discussions with the coach Domenico Tedesco, the sporting management and CEO Oliver Mintzlaff quickly convinced me that the move to Leipzig was absolutely right for me.

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“I come to a football-loving metropolis with a fantastic stadium and a membership that stands for profitable and engaging soccer. I can now play within the Champions League with RB Leipzig and develop completely right here in an supreme surroundings. Now I’m actually trying ahead to studying know the group in order that I can shortly combine and shortly give you the chance to assistance on the pitch as properly.”

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