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Leipzig finalize Forsberg's transfer, pre-match send-off planned for Saturday

By Peter Weis   @PeterVicey

The local Leipziger Volkszeitung reports that RB Leipzig, with his transfer finalized, have already made preparations to bid Emil Forsberg farewell on Saturday. 
Yussuf Poulsen and Emil Forsberg.
Yussuf Poulsen and Emil Forsberg.Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0
Emil Forsberg's transfer to the New York Red Bulls has reportedly been signed and sealed. The local Leipziger Volkszeitung reports that the 32-year-old's German club have completed the paperwork to send the Swedish international to America's MLS this coming January. Forsberg will join the RB system sister club on a new deal good through 2027.

The local paper reports that a proper send-off is being planned for Forsberg this coming Saturday during Leipzig's final home fixture of the current calendar year. The 86-times-capped Swedish international has been playing in Saxony since 2015, making 329 competitive appearances and scoring 71 goals.

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