Brenden Aaronson will no longer be leaving Red Bull Salzburg this January, a club spokesperson has informed 90min.
The United States worldwide has tested a success in Austria due to the fact joining from MLS aspect Philadelphia Union in January 2021, with ten goals and 12 assists in 51 appearances for Salzburg throughout all competitions so far - including two desires and an assist in UEFA Champions League play.
Aaronson has also hit the ground running at worldwide stage with five dreams and 4 assists in his first 15 USMNT caps.
So suitable has his form been on the grounds that transferring to Europe that Aaronson has appeared at the radar of Leeds United and legendary instruct Marcelo Bielsa. Earlier this week, the Whites reportedly had a bid of just over $20m (£14.7m) rejected for the 21-12 months-vintage forward.
90min contacted Salzburg for touch upon the problem. Though the Austrian champions didn't offer a specific statement, they did factor to the truth that carrying director Christoph Freund has dominated out the sale of any everyday starters from Matthias Jaissle's squad within the present day transfer window.
Aaronson himself will be further stimulated to stay with Salzburg a while longer given Die Roten Bullen completed above Sevilla and Wolfsburg in Champions League Group G, qualifying for the competition's spherical of sixteen - where they'll face Bayern Munich - for the first time in membership history.
Domestically, Salzburg are 14 points clear of Sturm Graz on the pinnacle of the Austrian Bundesliga desk.