Hamburg are in a panic over the future of Bobby Wood. Earlier this month it was reported a growing number of clubs are keen on the player, and West Ham and Leicester City were named among them.

Wood has a buyout clause of €12m, which drops to €5m if Hamburg are relegated. Losing top flight status is still possible for Hamburg, but they’re not in the relegation zone.

With 9 goals and 2 assists so far this season, Wood has been important for the strugglers, and they want him to sign a new contract. This week’s edition of SportBild magazine says more than ten clubs are chasing the player, with Bayer Leverkusen, Leicester and Screen Shot 2017-04-19 at 11.13.16West Ham the only ones named.

For the English clubs especially, €12m isn’t a worrying fee, especially when it’s considered US international Wood could bring commercial benefits with him.

Hamburg accept that a clause would likely remain in a new deal, but they’d want that to be higher. West Ham and Leicester will be keeping an eye on the 24 year old’s situation.