Diego Demme sold to SSC Napoli

Diego Demme joins 8th-placed Serie A side SSC Napoli | Napoli will face FC Barcelona in their Champions League last 16 tie | The 28-year-old is Leipzig's second most capped player (214 appearances) after Yussuf Poulsen

Diego Demme leaves RB Leipzig. The 28-year-old midfielder joins Italian side SSC Napoli. Napoli are currently 8th in Serie A and through to the last 16 of the Champions League. They will face FC Barcelona at the end of February.

Diego arrived at RB Leipzig in 2014 and was a key player in our promotions to the second division and Bundesliga. He was also part of last year's DFB-Pokal final and our qualification for the Champions League last 16 this season. 

We wish you all the best in Italy and thank you for all the great memories, Diego.

Six Years at RBL


  • Born: 21st November 1991 in Herford
  • Age: 28 
  • Nationality: German
  • Position: Midfielder

RBL Stats:

  • 105 Bundesliga appearances | 1 goal
  • 9 Champions League appearances | 1 goal
  • 9 Europa League appearances
  • 5 Europa League group stage appearances
  • 12 DFB-Pokal appearances
  • 58 2. Bundesliga appearances
  • 16 3. Liga appearances


214 games | 2 goals | 18 assists


  • Herbstmeisterschaft 2019
  • DFB-Pokal Final 2019
  • Promotion to the Bundesliga
  • Promotion to the 2. Bundesliga
Appearances for RBL
Bundesliga goal + lost tooth


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