Strikers Yussuf Poulsen (l.) and Davie Selke (r.) will be two of Leipzig's leading lights this season. - © © imago
Strikers Yussuf Poulsen (l.) and Davie Selke (r.) will be two of Leipzig's leading lights this season. - © © imago
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Poulsen, Selke & Co: five star tips for Leipzig in 2016/17

Having finally achieved their long-stated ambition of promotion to Germany’s top flight, RB Leipzig and their collection of young and hungry talent are now planning their attack on the Bundesliga.

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bundesliga.com takes a look at five Leipzig names to keep an eye out for in 2016/17…

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Yussuf Poulsen - 22, striker

Surely one of the club’s best finds since their establishment in 2009, Yussuf Poulsen has simply gone from strength to strength since arriving in Saxony in 2013. The Copenhagen native has scored 29 league goals in 103 matches for Die Roten Bullen, including seven last season to help spearhead Leipzig’s promotion push. Quick, strong, an able finisher and a presence in the air, his adjustment to the tactical and technical challenges of the Bundesliga will be fascinating.

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