Frimpong required to wait for Leverkusen launching due to quarantine limitations
JEREMIE FRIMPONG will need to wait up until next week to make his Bayer Leverkusen debut because of quarantine constraints in Germany.
The Dutch full back finished a shock ₤ 11.5 million relocation to the Bundesliga high-fliers today and would have typically made his debut this weekend in a match versus RB Leipzig.
Nevertheless, German Covid laws implied that Frimpong will have to be quarantined for 5 days on arrival and needs a negative outcome to come out of self-isolation after that period.
That means he will remain in his line to make his Leverkusen launching next week in the DFB Cup versus fourth tier side Rot-Weiss Essen in a third round tie.
Celtic, who likewise had to hand over around ₤ 3.5 million of the transfer cost to Manchester City due to a sell-on fee, made a huge profit on the gamer they purchased for only ₤ 300,000, after he signed a four-year handle the Germans.
And Leverkusen are confident their brand-new investment will be a hit. Sports director Rudi Voller stated: “Jeremie is young, well versed in football, agile, incredibly fast and a very vibrant design of play and he’s exactly the kind of gamer we were trying to find.”
Meanwhile, the Hoops have actually verified Peter Lawwell will step down from his function as primary executive at the end of the season.
The Parkhead supremo has actually come under increasing pressure from advocates after a dreadful season.
Celts discover themselves 23 points behind rivals Rangers with their hopes of 10 in a Row all but mathematically over in January.
Calls for boss Neil Lennon to be axed have been dismissed by Lawwell which has resulted in angry fan demonstrations.
A number of banners have been positioned outside Celtic Park calling for Lawwel’s resignation.
And the club have actually now verified he will end his 17-year spell in June with Scottish Rugby chief Dominic McKay taking the reins.