The 19-year-old striker has agreed to affix the Bundesliga facet on a free switch from Ajax on the finish of the season
Julian Nagelsmann has in contrast incoming RB Leipzig striker Brian Brobbey to Romelu Lukaku, saying the Ajax man is analogous in physique to the Inter star.
Brobbey, 19, has agreed to affix the Bundesliga facet in a free switch from Ajax on the finish of the season.
Nagelsmann is cautious of placing an excessive amount of strain on the younger star’s shoulders forward of his arrival, however is assured the membership have made a very good determination in signing him.
What has been mentioned?
“It’s at all times very powerful for a participant once you examine him to others as individuals begin to develop expectations that aren’t good for a participant at that age,” Nagelsmann instructed reporters.
“With regard to his physique and the best way he performs, he’s much like Romelu Lukaku. And we might be pleased if he can handle to turn into a participant with the identical qualities. However to color an image for the followers, you’ll be able to undoubtedly say that he’s much like Lukaku. However it’s a nice want of ours that he can develop himself in an analogous approach and that he’ll have the ability to turn into as vital for European soccer [as Lukaku].
“If that would be the case, then our scouting division has made an incredible determination. We’ll cross our fingers for that to occur. However please do not begin saying that he’ll play identical to Lukaku, as a result of this would possibly not be the case.”
The Netherlands youth worldwide got here by way of the Ajax youth system to make his senior debut this season.
Brobbey has featured 11 occasions for Erik ten Hag’s group and scored 4 objectives, most just lately coming off the bench to attain within the 3-Zero win towards Younger Boys within the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.
Ajax confirmed in February that the striker, who joined the membership on the age of 9, can be leaving on the finish of the 2020-21 marketing campaign after refusing to increase his contract.
It was then introduced on Friday that he can be becoming a member of RB Leipzig.