Borussia Mönchengladbach seem to be expecting some difficulties buying Maximilian Wöber from Leeds United.

While on loan at the Bundesliga side, the defender left a good impression which already convinced them to try and negotiate his purchase from the Whites.

Now as Bild writes about that possibility, they claim the purchase is ‘more than questionable’, with director Roland Virkus saying Leeds United are expected to make the situation difficult.

“We are currently in discussions with everyone involved. The thing is, Max would like to stay with us. But Leeds are first in the English second division, will be promoted, and have pretty high expectations.”

Bild writes that Wöber’s market value is €14m, and Leeds do not want to sell him for less than that, with their idea being to make €17m.

With Virkus saying “we’ll try everything, but we don’t have the reins of action in our hands”, Bild explains that he means Mönchengladbach do not have a buying option over the player.

Since moving to the Bundesliga last summer, Wöber made 24 appearances for his new club.

He only missed some games due to health issues and a suspension, and that’s a clear sign of how important he is to them.

Surely a club the size of Borussia Mönchengladbach can find the required money if they’re truly prepared to ‘try everything’.