- RB Leipzig have strengthened their squad with a new signing ahead of the 2022/23 Bundesliga season
- German international defender David Raum has joined RB Leipzig from Hoffenheim on a five-year deal
- David Raum is excited to be moving to a football-mad city that will be competing in the Champions League
RB Leipzig are going into the new season with a new left-back.
The club recently lost the DFL SuperCup final to Bayern Munich and are looking to challenge for the league title this year.
As reported by Bulinews, Die Roten Bullen have signed David Raum from Hoffenheim.
Raum is a 24-year-old left-back who has also represented the German national team. Raum has signed a five-year deal with Leipzig.
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RB Leipzig's technical director, Christopher Vivell, is excited by the signing and opened up about what Raum brings to the side.
"Raum strengthens our squad even more. He can play across all positions on either side, which gives us more versatility in our wide play,” he said.
Raum explained that he was very happy with his move and knows that moving to Leipzig was the right move for him.
"I'm moving to a football-mad city with a fantastic stadium and a club that stands for successful and attractive football,” he added.
Die Roten Bulle also released a video on their social media pages of Raum introducing himself to the fans.
Jamal Musiala, Sadio Mané, Serge Gnabry, Benjamin Pavard and Leroy Sané score as Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig in DLF SuperCup final
Bayern Munich were value for money in their game against RB Leipzig in the DFL SuperCup final.
RB Leipzig's Dani Olmo produces brilliant piece of skill against Bayern Munich in DFL SuperCup final
The Bundesliga champions survived a late fightback against the DFB-Pokal champions, beating them 5-3.
19-year-old Jamal Musiala opened the scoring for Bayern in the 14th minute when he took advantage of some Leipzig uncertainty in the box and fired low into the bottom corner.
Bayern Munich close in on Konrad Laimer while RB Leipzig edge closer to securing David Raum's signature
Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig are edging closer to bringing in new players.
The German giants reportedly could both welcome new additions to their sides before the DFL-SuperCup.
Plettenberg also suggested that Leipzig could strengthen their side by bringing in David Raum from Hoffenheim quite soon. Leipzig had already approached Hoffenheim for the player's services, but their first offer was considered too low.
Source: Sports Brief News