Roko Simic extends contract

18-year-old Croatian Youngster signs until summer 2025

Roko Simic has signed a new contract with FC Red Bull Salzburg ahead of time until 30 June 2025.

strong performances at Liefering and in UEFA Youth League

The 18-year-old Croat joined FC Red Bull Salzburg during the summer transfer window. Since then, the 1.90-metre tall striker has been a co-operation player at FC Liefering, and has scored six goals for them already in nine matches. The youngster has also enjoyed a good start with the Salzburg Youth League team, scoring two goals in two matches.

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Christoph Freund:

Roko has done exceptionally well already in his short time with us. He has performed well both with FC Liefering and the Youth League team, and has scored goals. I am sure that these were just the first steps of his development, as along with the talent and a great attitude, he has a really good mentality. He will be able to show all that for us in the future, and we are already looking forward to that!

Roko Simic:

I feel really happy here in Salzburg by now, and I have settled in well. The most important thing though is that I am getting on well with my new team and the football here already. I know that I am capable of even more. I am therefore really pleased to have extended my contract as that gives me confidence and certainty.