London (AP) – German national footballer Robin Koch is moving from SC Freiburg to newly promoted Premier League Leeds United. The Bundesliga club has confirmed this.
The 24-year-old completed the medical examination on Saturday and will play in the English first division under coach Marcelo Bielsa.
“Robin has had a tremendous development with us over the past three years. He was never impressed by external factors and it was a pleasure to work with him on and off the field,” said SC board member Jochen Saier all at once. . Message from the Breisgauer. “His contract was due to expire in ten months. With this in mind, we have now found a good solution together with the move to the Premier League.”
The “kicker” reported on Friday that the English should be willing to pay a transfer fee of around 13 million euros for the defender. The online magazine “The Athletic” had previously reported on the upcoming transfer.
Koch came to SC in 2017 from the then runner-up 1. FC Kaiserslautern and has since played 87 competitive games in central defense and defensive midfield. He has been used twice in the German national team. Koch has also been nominated for upcoming international matches in the Nations League.