Dani Olmo signs for Leipzig, leader of the Bundesliga


The Spanish international Dani Olmo will play until 2024 in the RB Leipzig, leader of the Bundesliga, after the German club and Dinamo de Zagreb, club of origin of the midfielder, reached a transfer agreement of 20 million euros.

The one of Terrassa, of 21 years and formed in the quarry of the FC Barcelona, ​​will dress the number 25 in his new equipment. “I have followed the successful path of RB Leipzig in recent years. It is a young and attractive club that convinces me for its philosophy of developing talented players and trusting them,” he said.

“Now I am eager to meet the team as quickly as possible and be on the field with the boys. I would like to contribute my strengths and help us stay at the top in the league and succeed in all competitions for as long as possible. possible, “added the Catalan, who can not be this Saturday at the meeting against Frankfurt and will join the team on Monday.

Olmo captained the Spanish U21 team that was crowned European champion against Germany (2-1) in the last edition of 2019 in Italy and San Marino; In fact, he scored one of the goals of the final against the German team. In addition, he debuted with a goal with the absolute in the qualifying match for the European Championship against Malta.

In his club career, he stood at the FC Barcelona quarry in 2007, and from there he went to Dinamo Zagreb in summer 2014; with the Croats he won the league title four times and the cup three times.