Brenden Aaronson brother throws light on 'surreal' Leeds United experience
Paxten Aaronson, the brother of Brenden Aaronson admits that it’s been surreal to watch the 21-year-old play for Leeds United.
Aaronson completed his move from RB Salzburg to Elland Road in the summer, having been linked closely since the January transfer window.
He has hit the ground running in the Premier League, starting every game for the Whites, registering a goal and an assist.
Speaking to NBC on 14 October, Paxten Aaronson said: “It’s a surreal experience [watching my brother play in the Premier League]. When I was younger I was always watching the Premier League and getting to see my brother on TV playing against the top teams, top players, week in week out is just a surreal experience. I see him on TV and I’m like ‘wow, that’s my brother’ so it’s crazy.
“Of course we could enjoy it [Premier League matches] but of course he [their father] would pause it and fast forward back and say ‘maybe you add this into your game.’ So he was always making critiques that we can add but it was always enjoyable watching [the] Premier League.
There’s a reason why Aaronson was coveted by Marcelo Bielsa as well and we can now see just why the Argentine wanted him in January.
Leeds were having a crisis in midfield and the American would’ve undoubtedly helped out a great deal.
However, Salzburg wanted him for their first ever appearance in the knockout rounds of the Champions League where they suffered a heavy defeat against Bayern Munich.
Now he appears to have settled well at Elland Road and the sky is undoubtedly the limit for him in the Premier League.
If he keeps playing in the way he has over the past few weeks, he could be sold for a big fee in the next two or three years.
His ability to play on the right as well as centrally makes him an extremely versatile option and one of Jesse Marsch’s first names on the team sheet.
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