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Marsch Played Key Role in Bringing Silva to Leipzig

RB Leipzig manager Jesse Marsch played a big role in bringing the Bundesliga Golden Boot runner-up Andre Silva to the team according to the player. The Portuguese striker has seen his career blossom in Germany and was a key part in Frankfurt's success last year. Now, he has a chance to push Leipzig over the top as potential league champions.

"He laid out to me how he would involve me," said Silva about his constant communication with Marsch in the off-season. "It was a good exchange with the head coach and was definitely one of the factors that led me to choosing to come to RB Leipzig."

Silva joins Leipzig at a critical time. The team was in desperate need of a striker following the departure of Timo Werner. Despite bringing in Hwang Hee-chan and Alexander Sorloth, the team could not produce in front of goal the way they did in previous years. Now, Marsch and the sporting team have gone out and made of the more significant moves in the Bundesliga this off-season.

"RB Leipzig's attacking style suits me very well," said Silva. "I think I can make a really good impact for the Red Bulls. Thanks to a lot of possession, we'll be able to create goal-scoring opportunities often and, of course, I can contribute a few goals myself."

Silva's career has taken a big leap forward in the last year. With Frankfurt, he scored 29 goals in all competitions, proving to be an effective weapon that could have gone to several other teams. However, Leipzig not only keeps him in the Bundesliga, but also takes him to the only team that could guarantee him a chance to lift a trophy outside of Munich.

"RB Leipzig's motto matches my way of thinking," said Silva. "You should never set yourself limits and always try to do your best to achieve the best possible outcome. I don't want to set myself any limits when it comes to goals."


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