Leeds United have signed Max Wober for an undisclosed payment, the third participant the Premier League membership have acquired from Salzburg within the final two switch home windows.
Head coach Jesse Marsch, who was in control of Salzburg between 2019 and 2021, introduced in Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen on the finish of final season, and has gone again to the Austrian membership for his first signing of the January switch window.
Wober spent three and a half years at Salzburg, making 125 appearances and scoring 9 targets as he picked up three league and cup doubles.
The 24-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal at Elland Street and will make his debut in Sunday’s FA Cup third-round conflict with Cardiff Metropolis.
Leeds United on their means to purchase our total squad:pic.twitter.com/FPvmyNyAlG
— FC Pink Bull Salzburg EN (@FCRBS_en) January 3, 2023
Wober, who can play at left-back or centre-back, has 13 caps for Austria and had spells with Fast Vienna, Ajax and Sevilla earlier than Marsch signed him for Salzburg in 2019.
Leeds host West Ham within the Premier League on Wednesday.
Wober advised Salzburg’s web site: “It was not a simple determination, however I’ve determined to go away Salzburg.
“The final three and a half years on this metropolis and at this membership actually influenced me as a participant and an individual. The quite a few highlights, which I’ve gained each on and off the pitch, shall be remembered by me for so long as I reside.
“If I believe again to our first season within the Champions League, our very first match within the competitors towards Genk or our comeback towards Liverpool, then it nonetheless provides me goosebumps. Thanks for all these moments now we have loved collectively. I’ve grown to like Salzburg and see it as a second residence.”