United States midfielder Adams joins Leeds from Leipzig

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July 6 (Reuters) - United States international Tyler Adams has joined Leeds United from RB Leipzig on a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

Financial details of the transfer were not disclosed but British media said the Yorkshire outfit paid around 20 million pounds ($23.80 million) for the midfielder.

Adams will play under Leeds head coach Jesse Marsch for the third time in his career following previous stints together at Leipzig and New York Red Bulls.

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Adams made more than 100 appearances for Leipzig after joining the Bundesliga club in 2019.

The 23-year-old has 30 caps for the United States and won the CONCACAF Nations League title with them in June 2021.

Leeds begin their Premier League campaign with a home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Aug. 6.

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Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru Editing by Toby Davis

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