Leeds United news: Rasmus Kristensen 'never in doubt' after Red Bull Salzburg switch

New signing Rasmus Kristensen said 'I was never in doubt' after he was reunited with manager Jesse Marsch on a five-year contract at Leeds United.

The 24-year-old Denmark defender becomes Leeds' second signing since their Premier League status was confirmed for another season after a dramatic last-day win at Brentford.

He joins former team-mate and United States midfielder Brenden Aaronson in switching to Elland Road from RB Salzburg in a deal believed to be in the region of £10million.

"When I heard about the interest I looked at the project and what was going on and I was never in doubt, I was 100 per cent convinced," Kristensen told the official club website.

"It's a huge historical club which is playing in the best league in the world and for me, it fits everything that I love about a football club."

He said: "I see myself as a physical, emotional power player, I like to go forward, run up and down the flank and I have a big engine for that.

"I'm a guy who puts 100 per cent effort in every time I'm on the pitch and I'll die with my boots on."

Marsch, who coached Salzburg from 2019-21 before moving to their sister club RB Leipzig, signed Kristensen from Ajax for Die Roten Bullen in 2019.

The American said he has total faith in Kristensen making a successful switch to the Premier League and is convinced he will hit the ground running.

Marsch said: "Rasmus is a player who developed a lot over the last three years.

"He established himself at Red Bull Salzburg as one of their best players, a very good Champions League full-back, and a Danish international.

"I am totally convinced that he will continue to grow into a great Premier League full-back as well."

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