RB Leipzig have made their second signing of the summer, securing the signature of Brazilian defensive player Luan Cândido. The 18-year-old will join the club on 1st July 2019 from SE Palmeiras.
The Brazilian all rounder, who can play anywhere on the left flank, currently plays for the Palmeiras’ U20s side. Cândido is yet to make any appearances for the Palmeiras senior side in his short career, but made his Brazil U20s debut in March 2018, going on to make two more appearances since then. Current RBL attacker Matheus Cunha is also part of the current Brazil U20s setup.
- Date of birth: 2nd February 2001 in Ubá, Brazil
- Age: 18
- Nationality: Brazil
- Preferred foot: Left
- Height: 1.87m
- Weight: 76kg
- Position: Left-back
01/2018 - 06/2019: SE Palmeiras São Paulo
3 U20s appearances for Brazil