Marvin Compper transfers to Celtic

RB Leipzig and the centre-back agree on contract termination | The 32 year old contested 79 competitive games and scored five goals wearing the RBL jersey | Marvin Compper arrived to Leipzig in August 2014 from Fiorentina

 Marvin Compper has transferred to Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.

Our number 33 arrived in August 2014 from Italian side Fiorentina and was part of the RBL team that achieved promotion to the German top flight, came second in the Bundesliga last campaign and qualified for the Champions League. In total, Compper made 79 competitive appearances for Die Roten Bullen, netting five goals.

Marvin Compper will continue his career at Scottish champions and current Europa League round of 32 competitors Celtic, where he has signed a contract until 2020.

We thank Marvin for his time in Leipzig and wish him all the best in Scotland!

sporting director ralf rangnick:

  • "In Marvin, a very good and experienced player leaves us, who played an essential role in our development over the last few years with the promotion to the Bundesliga, as well as the direct and club's first qualification for the Champions League.

    I'm very happy for him, not just because of the work we've done together over the last few years, but because he has found a club full of tradition in Celtic, where he will again have good chances of playing for titles and in the Champions League next season. I wish him the very best and a lot of success in his new challenge."

marvin compper:

  • "Above all, I'd like to thank the fans for the support, which not only I, but the whole team have always felt. And also for the togetherness and unity that has developed continuously over the last few years. I hope that remains a great strength of RB Leipzig. And as the saying goes: you always meet twice in life."
Marvin Compper contested 79 competitive games and scored five goals for RBL

 player profile:

  • Date of birth: June 14th 1985
  • Age: 32
  • Nationality: German
  • Shirt number: 33
  • Stronger foot: left
  • Height: 1.85m
  • Position: centre-back

RBL performance data:

  • 27 Bundesliga appearances
  • 50 second-division appearances
  • 3 Regionalliga appearances
  • 1 DFB Cup appearance
  • Total:
    79 games | 5 goals
  • Successes:
    Promotion to the Bundesliga 2016 | Bundesliga runner up 2017

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