RB Leipzig News and Features
Name: RB Leipzig
Home ground: Red Bull Arena
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When energy drinks company Red Bull wanted to spread their wings into German football in 2009 they chose to take over fifth-tier side SSV Markranstadt and pledged to steer them to the top of the Bundesliga. Starting at the bottom, but with plenty of resources, there were four promotions in seven years and they are now regular challengers for domestic honours. They are not, however, popular with football purists either in Germany or across Europe.
The United States international, who can play at right-back or in midfield, has been with RB Leipzig for the last two-and-a-half years
The Germany international’s Chelsea form has come under fire in his debut Premier League campaign - but is Frank Lampard failing to play to his strengths?
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