Midfielder Ilaix Moriba leaves FC Barcelona and joins RB Leipzig. The player signs a five-year contract with the Bundesliga club.
The German transfer window closed at 6 p.m. this Tuesday afternoon. RB Leipzig will therefore have waited until the last minute to announce the arrival of their new recruit.
On Twitter, the German club communicated the arrival of young midfielder Ilaix Moriba , who joins Leipzig from FC Barcelona.
The Guinean player has signed a five-year contract with RB Leipzig , and his transfer amount stands at 16 million euros, plus 6 million variables.
FC Barcelona also confirmed the news and gave more details about the transfer: “FC Barcelona and RB Leipzig have reached an agreement for the transfer of player Ilaix Moriba for 16 million euros, plus 6 million euros variables. In addition, the Barcelona reserve 10% of a future sale of the player. “
Ilaix Moriba, who has not reached an agreement to extend his contract with FC Barcelona, will therefore live his first experience away from the Catalan club on the side of Leipzig in the Bundesliga.