Real Madrid striker Joselu closing in on Hoffenheim move

The coach of the Bundesliga club revealed that a new offer has been made for the 22-year-old and declared that he hopes to see the young hitman in Germany very soon
Markus Babbel has revealed that Hoffenheim have made a fresh bid for Real Madrid striker Joselu, and is hopeful that the transfer will be completed soon. revealed recently that the 22-year-old was nearing a move to the Bundesliga club, and after a friendly with Real Betis on Sunday, Babbel admitted that an improved offer had been proposed.

"If Real Madrid accepts he will be on his way. I hope we see him here soon," Babbel told

The Blancos are believed to have included a buy-back clause in the deal that could see Joselu return to the Spanish capital next season for €7.5 million or €8m the year after.

The striker was born in Stuttgart and spent four years at school in Germany and now looks set to return after three years at Real Madrid.

Joselu will join goalkeeper Tim Wiese and Switzerland international Eren Derdiyok as the main new arrivals at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena this season.

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