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Brian Brobbey seals move to RB Leipzig Featured

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The Dutch-born of Ghanaian descent has completed his switch to the Bundesliga club until the summer of 2025.

German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig have announced the signing of Brian Brobbey on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract at Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam.

The 19-year-old has signed a four-year deal with Red Bull Arena outfit after agreeing personal terms and will be joining them in June.

The club's official statement reads "Brian Brobbey will join RB Leipzig from Dutch record champions Ajax on 1 July 2021. The 19-year-old has signed a four-year deal until 2025."

His preferred position is as a centre forward, but he can be used anywhere across the attacking line.

He made his Ajax debut on 31 October 2020 in the Eredivisie, coming on in a 5-2 win against Fortuna Sittard. He made an instant impact, scoring to put Ajax 3-1 ahead.

Brobbey has also gained experience on a European level, featuring in both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

A product of the famous Ajax academy, he has also progressed through all the ranks of the Netherlands youth national team, where he has scored 26goals in 37 matches.

He won the U17 European Championship in both 2018 and 2019.

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