Leeds announce the signing of Maximilian Wober from Red Bull Salzburg

  • Leeds confirms the signing of Maximilian Wober from Red Bull Salzburg.

Leeds announce the signing of Maximilian Wober from Red Bull Salzburg
Leeds announce the signing of Maximilian Wober from Red Bull Salzburg

Leeds United have confirmed and made the announcement of the signing of Maximilian Wober from Red Bull Salzburg, subject to a work permit.

According to a report last week that the Whites were close to securing the signature of the centre-back, with a deal being confirmed on Tuesday morning.

Wober will reunite with Jesse Marsch, who originally signed him from Sevilla at Salzburg back in 2019. After their summer to Elland Road, he will also re-establish contact with former teammates Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen.

In a statement, Leeds said: “Leeds United are delighted to announce the signing of Max Wober from Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg for an undisclosed fee, subject to a work permit.


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“The 24-year-old becomes the club’ first signing of the January transfer window and he has penned a four-and-a-half-year deal at Elland Road, running until the summer of 2027.

“An Austrian international with 13 caps to his name, Wober can operate at both left-back and centre-back.”

Wober will wear number 39 and might make his Leeds debut in the FA Cup game against Cardiff City on Sunday.

 

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