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Leipzig line up Schlotterbeck as an alternative to Lacroix

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

RB Leipzig have reportedly emerged as suitors for Freiburg's Nico Schlotterbeck.
Nico Schlotterbeck (left) and Willi Orban (right).
Nico Schlotterbeck (left) and Willi Orban (right).Photo: GEPA Pictures/Sven Sonntag
RB Leipzig have joined Bayer Leverkusen and VfB Stuttgart in the running for Nico Schlotterbeck, according to SWR.

Per the report, 'Die Roten Bullen' have targeted the 21-year-old Freiburg centre-back as an alternative to Wolfsburg's Maxence Lacroix, who remains their first priority.

Schlotterbeck is available for a reported €15 million, which is only half as much as Wolfsburg are said to be demanding for Lacroix.

He spent last season on loan at Union Berlin, featuring 17 times.

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