'It was such a great decision' - Adams relishing RB Leipzig chance

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The U.S. national team midfielder has fit in seamlessly with his new club

Tyler Adams is off to an impressive start to his Bundesliga career, and the U.S. national team midfielder says his move to RB Leipzig already feels like its paying dividends.

The midfielder moved to the Bundesliga after becoming a standout with the New York Red Bulls after breaking through at age 17.

He's made five Bundesliga appearances for the club, and has proven more than capable by stepping straight into a consistent role in the midfield.

RB Leipzig haven't lost any of the five matches in which Adams has appeared, including Monday's 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim.

Adams came off the bench at halftime and helped set up Willie Orban's 88th-minute equalizing goal.

"It's such a great league in general and you see so many young players able to develop in such an amazing league," Adams told Bundesliga.com after the match.

"It was such a great decision to come to a club like this that players young players and wants to develop them.

"I am eager to get more games and continue to develop."

Adams earned his U.S. national team debut in November 2017 and rapidly became one of the core pieces of the midfield, scoring his first international goal against Mexico last September.

He was not a part of the annual January camp, the first under new head coach Gregg Berhalter, as he completed his move and began play with RB Leipzig.

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Adams could be a part of the U.S. team's March friendlies against Ecuador and Chile ahead of this summer's Gold Cup.

RB Leipzig, meanwhile, are set to face Nurnberg on Saturday as the club sits fourth int he Bundesliga, one point behind third-place Borussia Monchengladbach

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