The midfielder has joined the Premier League membership for a charge believed to be $29.5 million, sources have instructed ESPN, and on a contract till 2027.
Aaronson turns into Leeds’ first signing of the summer season after they secured their Premier League survival on the ultimate day of the season.
The switch to Leeds sees Aaronson reunite with Jesse Marsch, who managed him at Salzburg within the 2020-21 season.
Leeds had been excited by Aaronson throughout the January switch window, however he stayed on the Austrian membership to play within the Champions League knockout levels, whereas serving to Salzburg to the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup home double.
Aaronson, 21, is thought to be one of many prime U.S. prospects and appears set to function for the USMNT at Qatar 2022. He has 18 caps, having scored 5 objectives for the nationwide group and might play as a No. 10 and in addition as an inverted winger.
✍️ #LUFC is delighted to announce an settlement with Pink Bull Salzburg for the switch of Brenden Aaronson, which can be accomplished on July 1st
— Leeds United (@LUFC) May 26, 2022
He turns into Marsch’s first signing after the American took cost of Leeds in February. Leeds had been within the midst of a relegation battle and managed to safe their Premier League standing on the ultimate day of the marketing campaign after they beat Brentford 2-1 as Burnley dropped down into the Championship after dropping at house to Newcastle United.
The switch will see Aaronson’s first membership — Philadelphia Union — obtain within the area of $5m from the deal, in keeping with ESPN sources. Aaronson excelled in Main League Soccer for the Union, making the MLS Finest XI for the 2020 marketing campaign. He then signed for Salzburg for €6m in January 2021 and has since received two Austrian Bundesliga titles, and two Austrian Cups whereas scoring 13 objectives in 66 appearances.