Angelino returns to RB Leipzig on loan from Man City with purchase obligation

The 23-year-old will return to the Bundesliga squad after impressing on loan in the second half of last season

RB Leipzig have secured the signing on loan from Manchester City left-back Angelino, who returns after spending the second half of last season with the Bundesliga squad.

The 23-year-old will spend the entire 2020-21 campaign on loan at Leipzig and potentially stay on permanently.

The season-long loan will include an appearance-based purchase obligation in the amount of € 18million (£ 16million / $ 21million).

Angelino must make 12 appearances for RB Leipzig to trigger the buyout, and five of those 12 are due to come in the second half of the season.

If that threshold were reached, Leipzig would land the Spaniard on a four-year contract until 2025.

After spending the first half of the season with Man City, Angelino made 18 competitive appearances on loan last season for RB Leipzig, scoring one goal and adding five assists.

Angelino was omnipresent in the knockout stage of the Champions League, with Leipzig advancing to the semi-final where he lost to Paris Saint-Germain.

“I am delighted to be staying in Leipzig and that we are continuing our journey together,” Angelino said on RB Leipzig’s official website.

“My first six months with RBL have been amazing; I had a lot of playing time right away and I really like the approach of the coach and the team.

“We have also had very successful Bundesliga and Champions League campaigns. I look forward to the future and much more success.”

Angelino initially joined Man City youth squad in 2013 and has also spent time on loan with New York City FC, Girona, Mallorca, NAC Breda and PSV.

“Angel didn’t need a long time to settle in with us and he understood our football brand from the start,” added RB Leipzig sporting director Markus Krosche.

“He played very well at Ruckrunde and also helped us achieve our goals in the Champions League. He had a big impact with us. That’s why we’re so happy he’s wearing an RB Leipzig shirt for at least another season. “

After finishing third in the Bundesliga standings last season, RB Leipzig will kick off their 2020-21 league campaign on September 20 when they host Mainz.

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