Stuttgart will not stand in the way of midfielder Alexandru Maxim leaving the club, according to reports in Germany. Maxim is no longer in the long terms plans of Stuttgart coach Hannes Wolf, and subsequently he’s been linked with a move to Leeds United in the past week. have revealed Stuttgart will sell the Romania international if the right bid comes in for the player. Wolf has told the German media he has plenty of players like Maxim at his disposal and therefore if any interested clubs come in for the midfielder then they would have to consider this.

Another incentive for Stuttgart to offload Maxim is that he’s one of the top earners at the club, and only one of a few in Bundesliga 2 earning over €1m a season.

Only last week it was reported Leeds United have already made contact with regards to signing Maxim and held informal talks about the player. Maxim has made just eight starts for Stuttgart this season, and Leeds United could look to take advantage of the situation.

Leeds United manager Garry Monk has also been linked with the Romanian in the past when he tried to buy him whilst in charge of Swansea City.