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Emil Forsberg and Hannes Wolf aren't satisfied, admits RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann

By Laura Brandt

RB Leipzig plan to sit down with Emil Forsberg and Hannes Wolf at the end of the season.

Hannes Wolf, Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg.
Hannes Wolf, Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Sven Sonntag

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann admits that Emil Forsberg and Hannes Wolf are dissatisfied with their playing time.

When the season is over, Nagelsmann says he will sit down together with sporting director Markus Krösche and each of the dissatisfied players to "make a decision on what the right path is for the club and the player".

Having been an important player for RB Leipzig over the years since his arrival from Malmö FF in January 2015, Forsberg has slipped down the pecking order under Nagelsmann and may look for a new challenge this summer.

"He's an exceptional player, who has played a big role for RB and been a backbone in their development to a good team," Nagelsmann said ahead of RB Leipzig's Bundesliga clash with Fortuna Düsseldorf on Wednesday, according to RBlive.de.

"He's not satisfied with his playing time, but he's behaving like a real professional. He has had periods of the season, where he has been more angry than he is now. He's a good guy."

Forsberg has struggled with fitness issues after suffering from tonsillitis, but should be fit to play a role in the remaining three games of the season.

"He has trained a lot and is now back to being at 100 percent. We have three more games, where he can get to play and perform well. I like to give him playing time, because he has got a lot of quality," said Nagelsmann.

On Hannes Wolf, who has struggled to find playing time following his €12 million move from RB Salzburg last summer, Nagelsmann said:

"Of course he is not satisfied with the situation, and we also hoped it would go a little differently. Everything hasn't gone so well. We will discuss what his ideas are and what ours are and see what makes sense."

"We didn't buy him on the cheap, and there was an idea behind our investment. We will see in the summer whether this idea can still be implemented by both sides and make a decision."

Wolf has been linked with a move to Borussia Mönchengladbach, where he would be able to reunite with his former coach Marco Rose.

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