Midfielder from Mali, Diadie Samassekou, joins | To play for FC Liefering initially

The transfer of Diadie Samassekou to FC Red Bull Salzburg has been confirmed today. The 19-year-old midfielder was recently at AS Real Bamako in Mali and has signed a contract with the Red Bulls running until 31.05. 2019 (with an option of an extra year).

Samassekou is to train with and play for FC Liefering initially as he is developed for the Salzburg first team step-by-step.
 
Christoph Freund, head of football at FC Red Bull Salzburg, says on the new signing:
“We are convinced that Samassekou has great potential and will develop well in Salzburg. We want to give him the chance first at FC Liefering to get used to his new surroundings. In the long-term we expect him to be with Red Bull Salzburg due to his abilities.”
 

DIADIE SAMASSEKOU


•    DATE OF BIRTH: 11.01.1996
•    AGE: 19
•    NATIONALITY: Mali
•    POSITION: Midfielder
•    PREVIOUS CLUBS: AS Real Bamako (Mali)
•    U20 MALI INTERNATIONAL