The talented teenager is seen as one of Germany’s rising stars after scoring in his senior debut against Armenia on Sunday.
The president of his former club has confirmed that several Premier League players were interested in signing German starlet Karim Adimi before joining Red Bull Salzburg.
Manfred Schwabl says Chelsea were among the parties that sent scouts to see Admi in action for the 4th Division Side SPVG interchanging.
Despite this interest, the entrepreneur eventually chose to sign for Salzburg and became one of Germany’s rising stars, becoming the first German player born in this century to score for the national team. Sunday’s World Cup qualifier victory against Armenia.
What did Schwab say?
Edemi joined Interchanging at the age of nine in 2012 after his contract with Bayern Munich broke.
After being promoted by the club’s youth, he moved to Salzburg in 2018 at the age of 16, signing a three-year deal with Austria.
Schwabl, who has closely followed the entrepreneur’s career and is seen as a mentor, has now revealed that he was interested in England, although he believes moving to Salzburg was the right decision.
“When he was 16, some English clubs wanted to sign him. For example, some scouts came from Chelsea, but I don’t know if that will work.” the aim. And سپاک.
“It was right to go to Salzburg because it is not far from his home in Munich. Proximity to his family is very important. He has a very good and stable environment.
“You should never take two steps at once. Salzburg is a good station for him, but also a club that doesn’t get in the way of young players with the right offers. If he continues like this, I would say. Will be interesting from spring. “
‘It was a laughing moment’
On Sunday, Shuttle sat with Admi’s family at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart to become the youngest German goal scorer since Mario Gotze in 2011.
He is very proud of the young man’s development as an international player and admits it was an emotional moment when he first saw him on the pitch.
“It was a pleasant moment to see the boy play in a German jersey,” he added.
“Its recent development is like a little story. We are very proud of Club Cream. The goal was undoubtedly the glory of the crown. I congratulated him later, but also said: ‘Stay on the ground, boys. ! ‘ It’s very important. He’s just at the beginning of his career. “