Bayer Leverkusen became the first Bundesliga club to sign a new player during coronavirus outbreak.
The club signed Kaiserslautern goalkeeper Lennart Grill until 2024.
🚨 TRANSFER NEWS 🚨
21-year-old goalkeeper Lennart Grill will join the Werkself in the coming season from 1. FC Kaiserslautern.
See you soon, Lennart! pic.twitter.com/ot5xW6K5s8
— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (at 🏡) (@bayer04_en) April 8, 2020
“We have won with Lennart Grill a highly gifted and interesting goalkeeper,” Leverkusen sports director Simon Rolfes said in a statement.
“It is a transfer with lots of potential.”
Grill said he is excited to join the Bundesliga side.
“Before the break in the season, I watched many matches of Bayer 04. This kind of tempo and possession football was a lot of fun for me as a viewer.”
Leverkusen are in fifth place in the Bundesliga so far.
Bundesliga are suspended at least until April 30.