New signing in attack! Die Roten Bullen have signed attacker Alexander Sørloth, effective immediately. RB Leipzig reached an agreemend with Crystal Palace and Trabzonspor for a transfer for the 24-year-old. The Norway international has signed a five-year contract until 2025 and will wear the number 19 shirt.
Sørloth, who stands at 1.95m tall, started his career at Rosenborg BK and went on to play for FC Groningen (Eredevise, Netherlands), FC Midtjylland (Superligaen, Denmark), Crystal Palace (Premier League, England) and KAA Gent (Jupiler Pro League, Belgium).
The attacker spent last season on loan at Turkish Süper Lig side Trabzonspor, where he scored 33 goals and registered eleven assists in 49 competitive games. The Norwegian international has picked up 24 caps for his country, making his debut in 2016.
Welcome to Leipzig, Alexander!