Benny is staying! RB Leipzig activate the buy option and sign Benjamin Henrichs on a permanent deal from French top-flight side AS Monaco. The 24-year-old defender initially joined the club on a season-long loan and has now become a permanent member of the squad until 2025.
Here's to a successful future, Benny!
- "We’re pleased that Benny will be staying with us long term. He’s has a bit of bad injury luck this season, but as a German international possesses a great amount of talent, is versatile and can still have a greater influence on our team. His multilingualism also makes him a great asset to the squad."
- "Since first coming to Leipzig, it’s been my goal to stay for the long term. I feel really good here and am pleased to be an RB Leipzig player for the coming years.
The injuries I’ve suffered this season are completely behind me. Now I want to get back at it along with the rest of the team!"
Benjamin Henrichs overview:
Name: Benjamin Henrichs
Date of birth: 23rd February 1997 in Bocholt (Germany)
Age: 24 years
Strong foot: right
Height: 1.83 metres
Position: right back
since 07/2020: RB Leipzig
08/2018 to 07/2020: AS Monaco
07/2015 to 08/2018: Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Youth career: Bayer 04 Leverkusen, SpVg Porz
Bundesliga: 10 games | 1 assist
DFB-Pokal: 2 games
UEFA Champions League: 3 games