Hamburg has reportedly not yet entered negotiations for Bobby Wood, but it has set a transfer amount that it is willing to pay FC Union Berlin.
Hamburg has linked with a move for Wood for several weeks now, and a Monday report from Bild states that the German Bundesliga club is willing to pay approximately $3.5 million for the in-form, 23-year-old forward.
Wood is in the midst of a career season in Germany’s second division, scoring an American record 17 goals for FC Union Berlin to currently sit third in the 2. Bundesliga’s Golden Boot race. Wood has started in all 29 of the matches he has appeared in this campaign.
Hamburg is currently in 11th place in the Bundesliga, five points above the relegation zone heading into the final two games of the season.
Several other clubs are reportedly keen on trying to acquire the U.S. Men’s National Team regular, including Liverpool and Bayer Leverkusen.
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