VfL Wolfsburg last Thursday, the transfer of defender Kevin Mbabu published. The 24-year-old Swiss will next season of the Swiss national champions Young Boys Bern and signed a contract until mid-2023. It is striking that Mbabu wearing number 19 will play, the number of the late Junior Malanda.
Mbabu was the past three seasons to 96 official matches for Young Boys. Previously, he defended the colours of Servette Geneva, Newcastle United and Rangers. The right back made in september last year, his debut in the national team of Switzerland and came in four international matches. He played more ninety minutes in the 5-2 bolwassing that the Swiss, in november, the Red Devils sold on the slotspeeldag of the Nations League.
Mbabu is in Wolfsburg the first player since the tragic death of Junior Malanda on January 10, 2015, that the number 19 will bear. “I know, of course, the meaning of the numbers”, explained the defender off with his performance. “It is for me a great honor with this song playing and it means an extra incentive to give all for the club and for Malanda.” Mbabu is at Wolfsburg team mate of our compatriot Koen Casteels.