Benjamin Henrichs has joined Bundesliga side RB Leipzig on loan from French Ligue 1 team AS Monaco. The 23-year-old has signed a one-year loan deal, and RB Leipzig have the option to buy him in 2021.
Benjamin came through Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s academy and signed his first professional contract in April 2015. Overall, he played 76 times for the Werkself. He joined Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in 2018 on a five-year deal. He featured 44 times for the French team.
The right back will wear number 39 for the Bulls, and he can also play anywhere across the back four.
He made his Germany debut on November 11, 2016 in an 8-0 win over San Marino. He has won three caps in total, and featured in Germany’s 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup victory.
Benjamin won the gold Fritz-Walter-Medal for Germany U19s age-group in 2016.
He will be not eligible to play in the UEFA Champions League tournament in August and only eligible from the 2020/21 season kick-off.