Wed. Jun 29th, 2022

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Brenden Aaronson has agreed a five-year deal with Leeds, the Premier League club has announced.

The 21-year-old United States international, who worked under Leeds head coach Jesse Marsch during his time in charge at the Austrian club, will formally complete his move to Elland Road for a reported £25million fee on July 1.

A Leeds statement said: ‘Leeds United are delighted to announce an agreement with Red Bull Salzburg for the transfer of Brenden Aaronson, which will be completed on July 1st, 2022.

‘The 21-year-old will join for an undisclosed fee on a five-year-contract, running until the summer of 2027.

‘The transfer is subject to the necessary international clearance and a work permit.’

Aaronson made 41 appearances in all competitions for Salzburg last season as they won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup for the second season in succession.

He has 18 senior international caps and scored five goals as the US qualified for this year’s World Cup finals in Qatar.

Adapted from Dailymail

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