Who is Bayer Leverkusen player Jeremie Frimpong, bio, age, height, position, salary and release clause

Who is Bayer Leverkusen player Jeremie Frimpong, bio, age, height, position, salary and release clause

Jeremie Frimpong is an upcoming Dutch professional footballer and a part of the Bayer Leverkusen squad that recently won the 2023–24 Bundesliga season, find out more about him below along with his position and release clause

Notably, Jeremie Frimpong has an interesting career, having played for teams like Manchester City at youth level and even winning a domestic treble with Celtic.

Who is Bayer Leverkusen player Jeremie Frimpong, bio, age, height, position, salary, contract and release clause

Interestingly, Frimpong played a handful of games for the U19, U20 and U21 Dutch national teams, and was previously eligible to represent both Ghana and England at senior level.

Jeremie Frimpong bio

Jeremie Agyekum Frimpong is a Dutch professional footballer who was born on December 10, 2000 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He currently plays as a right wing-back for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen as well as the Netherlands national team. Although he was born in the Netherlands, he has Ghanaian roots on his maternal side. However, he spent over half his life in Great Britain after his family moved to England when he was seven.

Age ad height

Jeremie Frimpong is currently 23 years old and stands at a height of 1.72 m.

Nationality

Although Jeremie is of Dutch nationality, he also has Ghanaian origins, as his parents were originally from Ghana.

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Jeremie Frimpong contract and salary

Jeremie previously joined German side Bayer Leverkusen back on January 27, 2021 on a four-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Two years later, on October 3, 2023, he extended his contract to June, 30, 2028. He currently earns €76,923 per week, excluding bonuses, or a gross base salary of €4,000,000 per season.

Even though the right-back is contractually tied to Leverkusen until 2028, he can leave early in the summer thanks to a release clause which is said to amount to €40 million.

Jeremie Frimpong career and stats

After moving to England with his family, he joined the Man City youth academy within two years. Notably, he played alongside Jadon Sancho in the U18s before Sancho made the move to Borussia Dortmund. Frimpong made over 60 appearances in total for the Manchester City U18s, 19s, and 23s but left without making a senior debut.

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The youngster joined Celtic in 2019, where he made 24 appearances across his debut season of senior football. During that season, he scored four goals and bagged five assists, helping the Hoops win the Scottish Premiership Cup and League Cup treble. He played another season with them before signing a four-year deal with Leverkusen.

Frimpong quickly settled at the BayArena, and made 10 Bundesliga appearances in his first season before becoming the starting right-back by the 2021/22 season. He made a total of 26 appearances, scored one goal, providing six assists, during his second season. His performances earned him a national team selection ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Although he did not play due to injury issues, he returned to the pitch for his club, scoring three goals in just four matches between Matchdays 23 and 26.

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Jeremie Frimpong position and playstyle

Jeremie primarily plays as a right-back but plays more like a right winger whenever his team gets into possession. The 23-year-old has amazing pace and a keen eye for a decisive pass in the final third. Despite his runs up the pitch he doesn’t neglect his defensive duties with his bursts of rocket-fueled recovery challenges. He has quite a similar playing style to Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi.

Instagram

Jeremie Frimpong has an Instagram account with the handle @jeremiefrimpong, where he has over 1 million followers.

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