Under-19 goalkeeper Leon Bätge signed a contract as a pro until summer 2017.

Leon Bätge - Eintracht's new #3
Leon Bätge - Eintracht's new #3

Leon Bätge who will be 19 in July signed 2015 from VfL Wolfsburg's Under-19 and had 26 appearances for SGE's youth team. He will now join the first team and become goalkeeper number three after Lukas Hradecky and Heinz Lindner.

Sporting Director Bruno Hübner: "Leon is a talented young goalkeeper who has proven his qualities in our Under-19 team already. He trained with the first team a few times already and our goalkeeper's coach Moppes Petz confirmed his abilities."

Leon Bätge: "I always wanted to be a professional footballer and I'm delighted it has now happened being only 18. I am looking forward to become a part of the team and to do the next step in my career, most of the players I know already."