1. FC Köln have signed youth academy prospect, Justin Diehl to a long-term deal. The 15-year-old attacker has signed a contract until 2023.
“Justin belongs to our top talents. Even at 15, when he is still quite young, we want to make this step and show him the long-term prospects of becoming a professional with us. From that point of view, we are convinced,” said FC managing director, Horst Heldt.
“I’ve played for FC since I was 8 – and naturally, you want to also become a professional here. Horst Heldt and Markus Gisdol both met with me personally. That gave me a good feeling and it’s a huge motivation for the new season,” said Justin Diehl.
Justin Diehl was born on 27th November 2004 in Köln. Since the under-8s, Diehl has been part of 1. FC Köln. Last season, the German youth international nine goals in 10 games in the U17-Bundesliga West.