Thu 02 June 2022 | 19:16

Bayer Leverkusen signs Czech striker Adam Hlozek

Bayer Leverkusen has signed The 19-year-old Adam Hlozek from Sparta Prague.

Bayer Leverkusen

on Thursday confirmed the signing of Czech Republic teen forward

Adam Hlozek

from Sparta Prague. Hlozek has joined Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year deal. He is Leverkusen’s first signing ahead of the new season.

“I’ve been watching Bayer Leverkusen all the time over the past few weeks,”

Hlozek told Leverkusen's official website.

“The team plays beautiful football. Being part of this team fills me with great hopes and expectations.”

Kicker magazine reports that the German club is paying up to 18 million euros for the 19-year-old striker. He will join another Czech star Patrik Schick in Leverkusen.

Hlozek scored 34 goals in 105 games across four seasons in the Czech Liga for Sparta Prague. He was 16 when he made his debut for Sparta Prague.

“Hlozek is a player who can develop a goal threat as a hanging striker in the center or coming in from the wing,”

Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes said.

“His versatility, power, and, above all, his strong shot will give our offensive game even more variation.”

Hlozek was also linked with Dortmund and Sevilla but in the end, Leverkusen won the race to sign the teenager.

source: SportMob

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