Rb Leipzig have announced the signing of Hwang Hee-chan from Rb Salzburg in Austria for €9 million on a 5-year-deal, this was announced on the club official website.
Rb Leipzig president was delighted to welcome Hwang Hee- chan to the red bull arena.
He added “Hwang Hee-chan fits our profile perfectly,” said RB Leipzig sporting director Markus Krösche. “He can play anywhere in attack, on the wings or through the middle. He gives us even more flexibility, with his pace and movement“.
“Hwang Hee-chan had a brilliant season in Austria, impressing as a goalscorer and provider, and in the Champions League.”
The 24-year-old South Korean international cut the eye of every European club, when his team Rb Leipzig played against Liverpool FC in the UEFA Champions League at Amsfield stadium in England, in which he was impressive along side Erling Haaland and Takunmi Minamino even though they lost to the home side 4-3.
The German club seems to be preparing 4 next season early, with their new signings to compete for the Bundesliga title and life after Timo Wener who is on his way to Chelsea.
Hwang Hee-chan nicknamed “The bull” have been impressive this season in Rb Leipzig scoring 16 goals and created 21 in 38 games across all competitions.