Eintracht Frankfurt has tied home-grown Elias Baum for the long term. The 17-year-old right-back signed a new working paper with SGE. However, the club did not name the exact term.

Born in Frankfurt, he has worn the eagle jersey since the U11s and has played in all junior teams of the SBU since then. The current U18 national player is a regular in the U19 and in the Youth League. Most recently, he traveled to Japan with the pros in November.

It is quite possible that the 1.80 meter tall youngster will soon have a chance with the pros. In any case, Alexander Richter, head of Eintracht’s youth academy, is convinced of Baum: “Elias Baum is an interesting young talent whose great strength is his variability. He is two-footed, has a high speed and can be used in several positions both offensively and defensively. “In addition to his main position on the right back, Baum can also be used on the left and more offensively on the wing. “We are convinced of his potential and trust him to take the next steps. The aim is to gradually introduce him to the licensed player area. He will get the time and support he needs for this,” continued Richter.

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