Brenden Aaronson has kicked off the summer transfer season for Americans, making his long-rumored transfer to English Premier League club Leeds United FC to link up with American coach Jesse Marsch.
What seemed highly unlikely a few months ago now appears to be in the final stage as it has been reported that Leeds United is close to finalizing a deal with Red Bull Salzburg to sign midfielder Brenden Aaronson.
Brenden Aaronson likely closed his Salzburg chapter with a start as the champions signed off with a draw, while Ulysses Llanez missed St. Pölten’s last game of the season with a thigh injury.
On-loan Wolfsburg player Ulysses Llanez was the hero in his final appearance for St. Pölten while Brenden Aaronson was once again a substitute as Salzburg continued their extended victory lap.
Brenden Aaronson played the second half for Red Bull Salzburg in their thumping win over Wolfsberger AC while Ulysses Llanez ended his season-long loan at St. Pölten in a forgettable loss.
Brenden Aaronson added another title to his growing collection, playing the final half-hour in their dominant Austrian Cup final victory over SV Ried to help them secure the domestic double.
Brenden Aaronson and RB Salzburg had a forgivable tepid performance after their Bundesliga-winning weekend, falling to an opportunistic Sturm Graz on Wednesday.
Brenden Aaronson had the best possible return to action for Red Bull Salzburg, scoring his fourth goal of the season as they clinched the Austrian Bundesliga title on Sunday with a huge victory.
US Soccer confirmed today that likely starting attacking midfielder Brenden Aaronson will miss the team’s final three World Cup qualifiers with a knee injury.
American coach Jesse Marsch has been announced by Leeds United as their new manager after parting ways with Marcelo Bielsa.