Fabrício Romano, an expert on the European football transfer market, said on his SNS on the 3rd (Korea Standard Time), “Primpong will accept Leverkusen’s long-term renewal offer.” The contract is due until June 2028. Many clubs kept an eye on him, but he accepted Leverkusen’s offer,” he said.
He is a quality fullback from the Netherlands. His physicality is not good at 171cm, but he has tremendous speed and instantaneous acceleration. In the 2021-22 season, he ranked first overall in the number of sprints in the German Bundesliga, and speed was also at the top. Straight dribbles using solid basic skills stand out. He is an aggressive type and versatile player in many ways, such as using weak feet skillfully.
Grew up in Manchester City Youth. Although he grew steadily through age-specific teams, the walls of the first team stage were high and he moved to Celtic in the Scottish league in 2019.
It became a successful choice. He made his presence known in 21 games, including the Cup tournament in the 2019-20 season, with two goals and three assists, leading the team with one goal and five assists in 30 games, including the Cup tournament in the first half of the 2020-21 season. Thanks to this performance, he transferred to Leverkusen in the second half of the 2020-21 season and challenged the German stage.
I quickly settled down. He immediately became a starting player, playing in 34 games, including the Cup tournament in the 2021-22 season, and in the 2022-23 season, he played in all league games and scored eight goals and seven assists.
As a result, he also received attention from Manchester United. Last season, United, looking for a replacement for Aaron Wan-Bissaka, picked Frimpong. At the time, Florian Flettenberg, a reporter familiar with the German news, said Manchester United began talking to Frimpong’s agent and that the first step was very positive.
However, the transfer did not take place and Frimpong remained at Leverkusen. Frimpong was at the center of Leverkusen, which rose under coach Xavi Alonso last season, and has continued to play steadily this season with two goals and three assists in eight games, including the Cup tournament.