United States coach Bruce Arena is set to visit Hamburg next week to discuss Bobby Wood's future at the club, according to kicker, amid reports linking the U.S. forward with a switch away from the Volksparkstadion.
Having only joined Hamburg last summer, the 24-year-old Wood has been the subject of increasing rumours in recent weeks after he switched agents and a €12 million release clause was made public.
Hamburg have previously said they are in contract negotiations with Wood, and speaking...
Hamburg coach Markus Gisdol has defended U.S. forward Bobby Wood after he was criticised for his performance in the home defeat to bottom-placed Darmastadt.
Wood failed to make an impression during the 2-1 loss and was given a score of six by kicker -- the lowest in the German football magazine's ratings system.
But Gisdol backed the 24-year-old, who has been linked with Borussia Dortmund after some impressive performances this season.
He said transfer speculation was "immaterial" and that the minor...
U.S. international Bobby Wood is back in training with Hamburg ahead of Saturday's match against Darmstadt.
Wood, who missed Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Werder Bremen with a knee injury, could play a role against the bottom of the table side.
The 24-year-old forward -- in talks with Hamburg over a new contract -- has been a key player for coach Markus Gisdol, and the club confirmed on Twitter that he was back in training.
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Hamburg have opened talks with U.S. international Bobby Wood about a long-term contract extension, sporting director Jens Todt has told Sport Bild.
Wood, 24, joined Hamburg on a four-year deal from Union Berlin last summer, and reportedly has a €12 million release clause in his contract.
He has been linked with Premier League clubs Leicester City and West Ham United, but the Bundesliga side hope to build their immediate future around the Hawaii-born forward.
"We are in talks with Bobby," Todt...