Emil Forsberg, who has been linked with Liverpool, has signed a new contract with RB Leipzig until 2022.
The Swede has played a big role in Leizpig’s surprise title challenge in their debut Bundesliga campaign.
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He has now added a further year to his contract, and sporting director Ralf Rangnick told the club’s official website: “He is an absolutely key player and a fan favourite at RB Leipzig.
“He is having an outstanding Bundesliga season and feels good about the club and the city. The premature renewal of the contract confirms once again the path we have taken together and will follow in the coming years.”
Forsberg said: “I am delighted that I have extended my contract for another year. I feel right at home and very much appreciated here and want to achieve even more with RB Leipzig.
“The club is ambitious and has huge potential. I want to contribute to continued success in the future.”