RB Leipzig have signed goalkeeper Philipp Tschauner from Bundesliga 2 side Hannover 96. The 33-year-old goalkeeper has signed a two year contract until 2021 and will wear the 33 shirt in Leipzig.
The goalkeeper brings Bundesliga experience to Leipzig, having previously played in 33 Bundesliga matches as well as 12 DFB-Pokal matches and 201 matches in the second tier.
Additionally, academy product Tim Schreiber has been promoted to the first team squad complete the goalkeeping quartet at RBL alongside Péter Gulácsi, Yvon Mvogo and Philipp Tschauner.
RBL sporting director MARKUS KRÖSCHE:
- "At 33 years of age, Philipp Tschauner is a very experienced goalkeeper across multiple leagues, who will help our young team with his strong qualities. Following Tim's signing, we're thrilled to have completed our reinforcement at the goalkeeping position for next season."
NEW Signing Philipp Tschauner:
- "I'm excited for my new challenge at RB Leipzig and to have joined a young, highly talented side eager for success. They have shown in recent years the enormous quality and potential they possess. I would like to settle into the squad quickly and try to bring my qualities to the team in the best way possible. I'm certain and I have a lot still to learn here too."
- Date of Birth: 3rd November 1985 in Schwabach (Germany)
- Age: 33
- Nationality: German
- Stronger Foot: rechts
- Height: 1.96m
- Weight: 93kg
- Position: Goalkeeper
- June 2019 - July 2019: Hannover 96
- January 2019 - June 2019: FC Ingolstadt (Loan)
- July 2015 - December 2018: Hannover 96
- July 2011 - June 2015: FC St. Pauli
- July 2006 - June 2011: TSV 1860 München
- July 2004 - July 2006: 1. FC Nürnberg
- 1995 - June 2004: 1. FC Nürnberg (Academy)
- 1994 - 1995: TSV Wendelstein (Academy)
Facts and stats:
- Bundesliga: 33 Matches | 2,924 match minutes
- Bundesliga 2: 201 Matches | 17,945 match minutes
- DFB-Pokal: 12 Matches | 1,105 match minutes
- Regionalliga Süd: 40 Matches | 3,600 match minutes
- Regionalliga Nord: 2 Matches | 180 match minutes
- Oberliga Bayern: 48 Matches | 4,289 match minutes
- Relegation 2. Bundesliga: 2 Matches | 180 match minutes