Leeds United have reached an agreement with RB Salzburg for the signing of Brenden Aaronson.
The 21-year-old will join the English club for an undisclosed fee on a five-year contract, running until the summer of 2027, even though the deal will be completed on July 1st, 2022.
Aaronson made 41 appearances in all competitions for Salzburg last season, providing 10 assists and scoring six goals, as the club won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup for the second season in a row.
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A United States international, the attacking midfielder has won 18 caps for his country, scoring five goals, recently helping them secure qualification for the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
Aaronson started at Philadelphia Union in 2019, before making the move to Austria in January 2021.
He is expected to link up with the USA national team for their matches against Morocco, Uruguay, Grenada, and El Salvador.