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- Updated: March 5, 2013
German newspaper Bild are reporting that Liverpools (and others) target Heung Min Son’s contract negotiations with his current employers Hamburg have stalled due to his buyout clause. The South Korean striker’s contract runs until the summer of 2014 and has been discussing extending this with the club for some months now, but these latest developments will be music to Brendan Rodgers ears.
Hamburg are looking to extend his contract till 2016/17 and Son is looking to become one of the top earners at the Bundesliga club with a salary of around €2.5m a season, however talks are stalling as both parties cant agree on what his buy out clause would be.
Bild say that Hamburg will be seeking a €10m+ buy-out clause to put into his new deal and therefore negotiations are still going on. The club will want to tie the player down as soon as possible as in 9 months time he will be free to talk to other teams with regards to a pre-contract agreement, with the likes of Liverpool ready to step in.
The Daily Mail reported last October that Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was monitoring the 20 year old and was keen to bring him to the Premier League. At the time Son had only just opened talks with Hamburg and a move was always unlikely in the last transfer window but there is a possibility that Liverpool’s interest