Swiss former RB Leipzig forward Oliver Schmidhauser has passed up a move to Inter Milan this summer, preferring Austria Vienna.

This according to Italian news outlet FCInter1908, who report that the Austrian side have completed the signing of the 19-year-old, who the Nerazzurri had courted unsuccessfully.

At the end of last month, Schmidhauser’s contract with Bundesliga team RB Leipzig expired.

The Red Bulls had attempted to extend the Swiss international’s contract. However, the player declined and decided to leave on a free transfer.

Inter were among the clubs who reportedly tried to make a deal to sign Schmidhauser this summer.

The Nerazzurri were in talks with the teenage forward and his representatives. Their hope was to bring him in to play with the Primavera team, as a prospect for the future.

However, there is no such luck for Inter. They have missed out as Schmidhauser has made a different choice.

Ex-RB Leipzig Starlet Schmidhauser Chooses Austria Vienna Over Inter Milan

Schmidhauser has also played for the likes of Greuther Freuth and Vaduz at youth team level.

He has represented Switzerland at Under-19 level, and then the Dominican Republic at Under-20 level. Schmidhauser played for the later at the Under-20 World Cup earlier this year.

SempreInter had initially reported that Schmidhauser was strongly considering joining Inter.

Then, the player himself confirmed that the Nerazzurri were pursuing him.

However, Inter were not the only team who have been keen to take advantage of Schmidhauser’s availability on a free transfer.

According to FCIN1908, Schmidhauser has already joined Austria Vienna.

He will join and play with the Austrian team’s youth team for next season.

With Schmidhauser’s contract with Leipzig haven’t run out at the end of last month, he has signed his contract with Austria Vienna already.