Bayern have their second flagship signing of the summer. A few weeks after Dayot Upamecano, it is another player of RB Leipzig, Marcel Sabitzer, who is committed in favor of the Bavarian club where he finds Julian Nagelsmann. The Austrian midfielder has signed a four-year contract and will wear the number 18.
“Marcel Sabitzer has everything a player needs for Bayern,” sums up club president Oliver Kahn in the official press release. Already well acquainted with the philosophy of our coach Julian Nagelsmann “.
For his part, the sports director of the club Hasan SalihamidÅ¾iÄ ?? underlines his state of mind and his experience: “He has a great mentality, is very ambitious and, as captain of RB, had responsibilities on and off the pitch . Our coach knows him very well, also as a leader. We are looking forward to him. “
TO?? Leipzig, whom he joined in the second division in 2014 until becoming captain, Marcel Sabitzer played 229 matches in all competitions, including 145 in the Bundesliga and 21 in the Champions League , and has 52 goals for 42 assists. He also has 54 caps for Austria.
“I am very happy to be able to play for FC Bayern. Even as a child, I was very proud of my Bayern shirt, I got a new one every Christmas, he says. by the way. I’m going to give my all for this club, I want to win as many games as possible and of course win a lot of titles. ” His record, still virgin in Germany, should not remain so for long.