Benjamin Šeško has signed for RB Leipzig from Salzburg for a reported transfer fee of around €24 million. He signed on a five-year contract until 2028 but would join them on 1 July 2023.
The German club announced: “Benjamin Šeško to join RB Leipzig in 2023. A signing for the future! RB Leipzig have added an exciting talent to the squad, completing the signing of Slovenia international Benjamin Šeško. The 19-year-old will join the club from FC Red Bull Salzburg on 1st July 2023 and will sign a five-year contract until 2028. The forward will spend the 2022/23 season at the Austrian champions.”
Benjamin Šeško said: “I’m very happy to be able to make the move to RB Leipzig in 2023 and that the transfer is now confirmed. RB Leipzig are one of the best clubs in Germany and are establishing themselves as one of the best in Europe year on year. A success story has been written here in just a few years. And I want to be a part of it in the future.
“The city, the stadium and the whole infrastructure at RB Leipzig. As well as the many good discussions with the club, convinced me that this move is absolutely the right decision. My focus is now on the season with Salzburg, that I want to use. To continue developing and be as successful as possible.”