Bayer Leverkusen sign Lennart Grill
Lennart Grill will join Bayer Leverkusen for the 2020-21 Bundesliga season.FotMob - over 1 year ago
Bayer Leverkusen have signed Kaiserslautern goalkeeper Lennart Grill, the Bundesliga club announced on Wednesday.
Germany Under-21 international Grill will swap third-tier German outfit Kaiserslautern for Leverkusen for the 2020-21 season.
Grill – whose deal with Leverkusen is until June 2024 – played in every game for Kaiserslautern prior to the postponement of football due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"A big step forward to a top German team. I've watched a lot of Bayer 04 games up to the season being suspended. As a spectator, it was great fun watching their high tempo, possession football," the 21-year-old said.
"Bayer 04 Leverkusen are a club with European ambition and I'm happy to soon be part of it."
Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes said: "We've been able to sign a very interesting and highly talented goalkeeper in Lennart Grill.
"It's a long-term signing and Lennart has great prospects. We are very happy we’ve been able to persuade him to join us."