Our super Dane is staying! Die Roten Bullen and Yussuf Poulsen have agreed a two-year contract extension that will keep the 26-year-old at the club until 2024!
The Danish attacker has played for RBL since 2013 and is the club’s record appearance maker with 255 competitive appearances. In this time, Yussi has been involved in 118 goals (65 goals and 53 assists) and has played a pivotal role in the Red Bulls’ journey from the third division to the Champions League semi finals.
We’re looking forward to many more years with our favourite Dane!
Profile in short:
- Name: Yussuf Poulsen
- Date of birth: 15th June 1994 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
- Age: 26 years old
- Height: 193cm
- Stronger foot: right
- Position: Centre-forward
- Squad number: 9
Career statistics for RB Leipzig:
- Overall: 255 appearances | 65 goals | 53 assists
- Bundesliga: 114 appearances | 30 goals | 19 assists
- DFB-Pokal: 19 appearances | 5 goals | 13 assists
- UEFA Champions League: 12 appearances | 3 assists
- UEFA Europa League qualifiers: 4 appearances | 1 goal | 1 assist