LEIPZIG, Germany — Leipzig, which will be playing in the Champions League for the first time this coming season, has signed French forward Jean-Kevin Augustin from Paris Saint-Germain.
The Bundesliga side says the 20-year-old Augustin, who was reportedly also of interest to league rivals Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin, has signed a five-year deal.
Augustin has made his way through all of France’s national youth sides, winning the Under-19 European Championship last year. He had been part of PSG’s senior squad since 2015.
Kicker magazine reports Leipzig is paying 13 million euros ($14.7 million) for the transfer.
Augustin is the club’s sixth signing of the off-season after Yvon Mvogo from Young Boys Bern, Philipp Koehn from Stuttgart Under-19s, Bruma from Galatasaray, Ibrahima Konate from Sochaux, and Konrad Laimer from sister club RB Salzburg.