US goalkeeper signed by top German club

U.S. goalkeeper David Yelldell Bayer has been signed by top

German team Leverkusen. He had been playing for Duisburg in

Germany’s second division.

Yelldell was born in Stuttgart to an American father and a

German mother and joined the U.S. team this year.

He is expected to back up Leverkusen’s Rene Adler.

Leverkusen will play in the Champions League after finishing

second last season in the Bundesliga. The club gave no details

about Yelldell’s contract.