Leverkusen buy Greek youngster Retsos

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Berlin, Sep 1 (IANS) Bayer Leverkusen have completed the transfer of young defender Panagiotis Retsos from Greek football club Olympiacos.

The 19-year-old defender will strengthen Bayer Leverkusen’s defence as the Greece youngster on Thursday agreed on a transfer after putting pen to paper on a deal until June 2022 on the deadline day of the transfer period, reports Xinhua news agency.

“Panagiotis Retsos received offers from other European top-flight clubs. It is therefore all the more pleasing for us that he opted for Leverkusen. Panagiotis is a young professional, who fits perfectly into our requirements profile. He is an investment in the future of the club,” Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voeller said in a statement.

The versatile defender started his youth career at Olympiacos in 2008 before he was promoted to the senior team in the summer of 2016 to make 20 appearances ever since.

–IANS

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