Leverkusen sign youth international keeper Grill to 2024

Lennart Grill, an under-21 international, will join from third division club Kaiserslautern in a rare transfer announcement amid the coronavirus outbreak. — Picture from Twitter/bayer04_es
Lennart Grill, an under-21 international, will join from third division club Kaiserslautern in a rare transfer announcement amid the coronavirus outbreak. — Picture from Twitter/bayer04_es

BERLIN, April 8 — Bayer Leverkusen have signed Germany youth keeper Lennart Grill from next season in a deal to 2024, the Bundesliga club said today.

Grill, an under-21 international, will join from third division club Kaiserslautern in a rare transfer announcement amid the coronavirus outbreak.

“We have won with Lennart Grill a highly gifted and interesting goalkeeper,” Leverkusen sports director Simon Rolfes said in a statement. It is a transfer with lots of potential.”

Leverkusen are in fifth place in the Bundesliga with play having been suspended since mid-March due to the virus. The German League has said games are suspended at least until April 30. — Reuters

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