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Brenden Aaronson has signed a five-year contract extension

Aaronson participated in 41 games for Salzburg in all tournaments last season, providing16 goals  as the team won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup for the second year in a row.

Brenden Aaronson has signed a five-year contract extension

Leeds attempted to sign the USA international in January. Aaronson is typically an offensive midfielder, but he can also play in a variety of situations, which will thrill head coach Jesse Marsch.

The midfielder joined Red Bull Salzburg for an unknown price in January 2021, joining Marsch, who was in charge of the Austrian club at the moment.

Aaronson not only completed his second Austrian double last season, but he also played 10 times in the Champions League, assisting Salzburg achieve the game’s last-16.

He appeared in all games 24 times, scoring seven goals to assist Marsch and Salzburg win the Austrian league and cup double.

In the upcoming weeks, he will join the United States national squad for games versus Morocco, Uruguay, Grenada, and El Salvador.

The move is contingent on international clearance and a working visa.

‘It’s a real treat to be here,’ Aaronson said to Sky Sports News: “I prefer to think of myself as a football enthusiast who grew up watching Premier League games; it’s a real treat to be in it.”

“I had to perform with my squad and provide Red Bull Salzburg my best for the rest of the season.” I was focusing on that, but I was also glancing at the Leeds scores, and the final one made me worry tiny bit.

“He was obviously an influence, but the organization was simply a huge draw for me overall.” It’s a dream site for me because of how huge it is, how historic it is, how passionate the fans are, and how good a team is.”