Brazilian joins RB Leipzig in German Bundesliga

Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Junior is leaving FC Red Bull Salzburg to join RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga.

The 21-year-old defender joined the Red Bulls in January 2016, playing a total of 26 competitive matches in Salzburg, scoring three goals (all in the current season).

Christoph Freund, head of football at FC Red Bull Salzburg, said on the transfer:

Bernardo informed us that he had received a few concrete offers and was determined to take his next step to a bigger league. We were happy to meet his request, and we wish him all the best for his future in football.