RB Leipzig have lost three pillars in their squad in the transfer market this summer. The pillars that leave are the coach Julian Nagelsmann , Marcel Sabitzer as team captain, and defender Dayot Upamecano mainstay .
The three names “compact” left for RB Leipzig’s rival club in the Bundesliga , namely Bayern Munich . Dayot Upamecano became the first name of the Leipzig camp who decided to join Bayern Munich this summer.
The French defender was inaugurated by Bayern Munich on February 14 and has only just started joining this season. Munich signed Upamecano after redeeming the player’s release clause of 42.5 million euros, or around Rp. 720 billion.
As for Upamecano received a contract for five years or until 2026 with Die Roten. On 27 April, it was Julian Nagelsmann’s turn who now defended the banner of Bayern Munich. Julian Nagelsmann left after leading RB Leipzig to Bundesliga runners-up last season.
The 34-year-old coach replaces the role of Hansi Flick who decided to coach the German national team.Most recently , it was the turn of the captain, Marcel Sabitzer, who was officially recruited by Bayern Munich on Monday (30/8/2021). According to European transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Sabitzer was recruited by Die Roten for a fee of 16 million euros, or around Rp. 270 billion. This versatile midfielder from Austria was brought by Bayern Munich on a four-year contract or until 2025.
Sabitzer’s transfer adds to the long list of rival star players that Bayern Munich have “hijacked” over the last decade At least, there are 11 star players from rival clubs who have managed to hijack Die Roten in the last 10 years. In addition to Upamecano and Sabitzer, other names include Leon Goretzka (Schalke 04), Serge Gnabry (Hoffenheim), Joshua Kimmich (Stuttgart), and Robert Lewandowski ( Borussia Dortmund ), as well as current team captain Manuel Neuer (Schalke 04) .
Bayern Munich officially recruited Marcel Sabitzer from RB Leipzig on Monday (30/8/2021) night WIB. Marcel Sabitzer was brought by Bayern Munich on a four-year contract or until 2025.
“FC Bayern has signed Austrian international Marcel Sabitzer,” read a Bayern Munich statement. “Sabitzer has received a contract until 2025. The forward will play for the most champions in Germany with the number 18 shirt.”
According to European transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Sabitzer was signed by Bayern Munich for a fee of 16 million euros, or around Rp. 270 billion. The 27 – year – old player is a versatile midfielder with experience in the Bundesliga .
Sabitzer is also a mainstay in the Austrian national team with 54 caps and also featured at Euro 2020. Joining Munich means Sabitzer will reunite with Dayot Upamecano and his coach Julian Nagelsmann who previously also defended the banner of RB Leipzig.
Meanwhile, the signing of Sabitzer adds to the long list of rival star players that Bayern Munich have hijacked over the past decade. At least, there are 11 star players from rival clubs who have managed to hijack Die Roten in the last 10 years.