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Julian Nagelsmann:
'I don't have a release clause'

By Laura Brandt

Julian Nagelsmann says his deal with RB Leipzig doesn't include a buyout option.

Julian Nagelsmann.
Julian Nagelsmann.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Sven Sonntag

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann has revealed that he doesn't have a release clause in his contract.


'Die Roten Bullen' took advantage of a release clause in the 32-year-old's contract with Hoffenheim to sign him in the summer, but his new deal at Red Bull Arena doesn't include one.

"I don't have a release clause," Nagelsmann said in an interview with Sky and added:

"In football, there are always factors of uncertainty - it could also be that Leipzig will be dissatisfied with me at some point. A clause is a guarantee that you can leave. I don't have one, so I don't have to deal with it."

Nagelsmann's contract runs until 2023.


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