Marcel Halstenberg (30) has extended his contract with RB Leipzig until 2024. Until recently, there was fear in Saxony about the whereabouts of the player.

Hanging game: The sporting leadership at RB Leipzig can breathe a sigh of relief: Marcel Halstenberg (30) has extended his contract until 2024. This persona was open until the end. After winning the DFB Cup, Halstenberg said he was “not quite sure yet”.

Halstenberg is satisfied: The left-back says: “I am very happy that my sporting future has now been clarified and that it is still in Leipzig. I am hungry for further successes and I will continue to do everything in the future to ensure that we achieve our goals.”

Initially only one year: The crux of the negotiations was that the club initially only wanted to offer one year plus an option for a further year, reports the “Bild”.

Short, compact, clear