Dimitri Oberlin signs from FC Zürich

FC Red Bull Salzburg have been able to sign another promising talent in striker Dimitri Oberlin. The Swiss Cameroonian is joining the Red Bulls from FC Zürich and has signed a contract running for three years until 2018.

The Swiss under-19 international made one cup appearance for Zurich last season and played 17 matches in the Swiss third division, scoring seven goals. Oberlin recently scored two goals in a 3-0 pre-season friendly win against FC Aarau.

Obelin will start training with the Red Bulls today.

Christoph Freund, head of football for FC Red Bull Salzburg, says on the transfer: “Oberlin is a young player who has plenty of potential for development and suits our requirements really well. We have been observing him for a very long time, and we are convinced about his qualities as a striker with great potential. We are delighted that such a highly talented player has decided to join Red Bull Salzburg, despite other offers. We are certain that he is a player who will give us plenty of joy in the coming years.”

Welcome to Salzburg, Dimitri!