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Nicolas Seiwald is number 20! All transfers from Salzburg to Leipzig



Transfermarkt, Transfers, Nicolas Seiwald, RB Salzburg, RB Leipzig, Dayot Upamecano, Marcel Sabitzer, Naby Keita, Konrad Laimer

Nicolas Seiwald joins RB Leipzig from RB Salzburg, becoming the 20th player since 2012 to make the famous Salzburg journey to Saxony. SPOX has listed all previous transfers of this type.

“What bothers me about RB is this pushing of players from Salzburg to Leipzig and from Leipzig to Salzburg” – said Max Eberl in an interview with the Focus some time ago. At that time, the official was still manager at Borussia Mönchengladbach. “It has a bad taste for me because they basically have two squads,” he said.

Eberl now sees things differently, as he works as a sports director in Leipzig. “Of course I acted polemically at the time because I didn’t have the opportunities with my club like Leipzig did,” he explained table football. If you look at the transfers of the last eleven years, however, there is actually almost a second squad.

Benjamin Sesko and Nicolas Seiwald are transfers number 19 and 20, taking the famous Salzburg route to Leipzig – and have been since 2012. Here all RB imports come from Austria.

Nicolas Seiwald (Summer 2023)

95 games (3 goals) for Salzburg. Seiwald will change cities for a good 20 million euros. The 21-year-old has already played ten international matches for Austria and is hoping for a further leap in performance in Leipzig. There he could inherit Laimer.

Roman Wallner (winter break 2012)

86 games (34 goals) for Salzburg, 16 (6) for Leipzig. Moved to Saxony on a free transfer despite the contract. Most recently played again in Austria at SV Grödig before retiring in March 2019. Currently works as a coach of the Salzburg AK 1914.

Georg Teigl (winter break 2014)

87 games (9 goals) for Salzburg, 57 (3) for Leipzig. He also came to Leipzig on a free transfer, where he stayed until 2016. After a few years at FC Augsburg, during which he could not assert himself, he is now with Austria Vienna and has been a regular there for a while. Now at the age of 32 and a few injuries only bank players.

Stefan Hierländer (Summer 2014)

110 games (5 goals) for Salzburg, 24 games for Leipzig. Leipzig didn’t have to pay a fee for him either. Has been under contract with SK Sturm Graz since summer 2016 and is even team captain there.

Thomas Dähne (Summer 2014)

55 games for Liefering, 12 games for Leipzig II. you know the game The former DFB U20 keeper played first in Finland and then for two years with Wisla Plock in Poland’s top division after failing to assert himself in Leipzig. He moved to Holstein Kiel in the summer of 2020. There he always commutes between regular and bank location.

Yordy Reyna (winter break 2015, loan)

36 games (3 goals) for Salzburg, 14 (1) for Leipzig. Wasn’t committed. Went on to earn his money in MLS, where he played for Charlotte FC after Vancouver and DC United. Recently moved to Russia to Torpedo Moscow in winter 2023.

Rodnei (winter break 2015)

30 games for Salzburg, 7 (1) for Leipzig. After a year without a club, ended his career in September 2019, but then started a comeback – in the 5th Austrian league at SV Anthering. In 2022 he ended his career again.

Nils Quaschner (Summer 2015)

15 games (2 goals) for Salzburg, 20 (1) for Leipzig. Also came to Leipzig free of charge. Moved to Bielefeld after a year on loan in Bochum. Made only four games for Arminia due to knee surgery and then retired.

Stefan Ilsanker (Summer 2015)

130 games (5 goals) for Salzburg, 131 (1) for Leipzig. Was set for a long time, then only reservist. Moved to Eintracht Frankfurt in winter 2020, from there to FC Genoa in summer 2022.

Peter Gulacsi (Summer 2015)

100 games for Salzburg, 274 games for Leipzig and the undisputed number one there. Cost a mere three million euros. Even a captain since Sabitzer’s departure. He is currently out with a cruciate ligament tear.

Benno Schmitz (Summer 2016)

60 games for Salzburg, 18 games for Leipzig. After two years in Salzburg in 2016 for 800,000 euros to Leipzig, today at 1. FC Köln. The former Bayern youth player is a regular there.

Naby Keita (Summer 2016)

81 games (20 goals) for Salzburg and then for almost 30 million euros to RB Leipzig (81/20), where he showed outstanding performances. Joined Liverpool in 2018 for €60m. There he commutes between bench and starting eleven.

Bernardo (Summer 2016)

48 games (5 goals) for Salzburg, 49 (1) for Leipzig. Came to Salzburg in the winter of 2016, went to Leipzig half a year later for six million euros. Left RBL for €10m in 2018 for Brighton, who sold him back to Salzburg in 2021.

Dayot Upamecano (winter break 2017)

23 games for Salzburg, 153 (4) for Leipzig. Came to Germany in winter 2017 for 18.5 million euros and was a huge hit. In the summer of 2021 he moved to FC Bayern with an exit clause for 42 million euros, where he is now a regular player.

Konrad Laimer (Summer 2017)

77 games (8 goals) for Salzburg, 176 (13) for Leipzig. Went to Leipzig in 2017 for seven million euros, where he played more and more into the spotlight over the years and called Bayern on the scene. It is quite possible that he will move to Munich in the summer.

Amadou Haidara (Winter 2019)

83 games (13 goals) for Salzburg, 140 (12) for Leipzig. Winner of the Youth League under Marco Rose and went on to win two league titles. Now set in central midfield at Leipzig.

Hannes Wolf (Summer 2019)

89 games (23 goals) for Salzburg, 5 games for Leipzig. Exercised his buyout clause in 2019 but lost out due to a broken leg at RBL. Moved to Gladbach first on loan and then permanently in 2021.

Hee-chan-Hwang (Summer 2020)

126 games for Salzburg (45 goals), 29 games (3 goals) for Leipzig. First played on loan at HSV, then started in Salzburg before moving on to Leipzig for nine million. Now active in Wolverhampton.

Dominik Szoboszlai (Summer 2021)

82 games (25 goals) for Salzburg, 76 (15) for Leipzig. Real, Bayern or Milan are said to have been interested, but the Hungarian went to Saxony for 22 million euros. Restarted after injuries last season.

Benjamin Sesko (Summer 2023)

67 games (19 goals) for Salzburg. In addition to Seiwald, Sesko will also take the famous Salzburg route to Leipzig next summer. The attacker will change for around 24 million euros.