Professionals | 16/05/2018

Contract until 2022

Louis Schaub transfers to 1. FC Köln

Austrian midfielder Louis Schaub is the second 1. FC Köln signing for the coming season. The 23-year-old arrives by way of Rapid Vienna.

1. FC Köln is strengthening its attack with the signing of Louis Schaub. The Austrian international arrives by way of SK Rapid Vienna and has signed a contract until 30 June 2022. The two clubs have agreed not to disclose the transfer fee.

FC Managing Director Armin Veh states: “Louis is a multifunctional, technical player, who can play in all attacking positions in midfield. He already has a lot of experience under his belt for his age and stills shows plenty of promise. I am convinced that he can help us with his quality and that he will receive a welcome reception from our team and coaching staff in order to further develop.”

Louis Schaub states: “1. FC Köln is a big club with sensational fans and a unique atmosphere. My talks with the club representatives convinced me to join the club. Following a great time in Vienna, I would like to take the next steps in my development with FC and play my part in achieving the goals of the club.”

Louis Schaub was born in Fulda and came up the ranks of the Rapid Vienna youth academy since 2007. The 23-year-old played 203 competitive matches (45 goals, 30 assists) for Rapid Vienna in the domestic league, Cup, UEFA Europa League, and Champions League qualification. Schaub has also featured for the Austrian national team since 2016 and has scored 5 goals in 8 matches.

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