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Hamburg in talks with Bobby Wood over contract extension

11:45 AM EDT 4/19/17
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Despite links to the Premier League while enjoying a breakout season, the U.S. international striker is discussing a new deal with the Bundesliga side

U.S. international striker Bobby Wood could extend his stay at Hamburg after the club opened talks over a new contract.

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Wood joined Hamburg from Union Berlin on a four-year deal last summer, but he's been linked to a move to the Premier League while enjoying a breakout season in the Bundesliga.

"We are in talks with Bobby," Hamburg sporting director Jens Todt told Sport Bild. "We are interested in keeping him for a longer time, and adjusting his contract accordingly."

Todt added: "We are working on tying him to the club as long as possible"

Wood has scored nine goals for Hamburg in all competitions this season. 

On the international level, the Hawaii native has established himself as a starter for the United States. He has three goals in eight appearances during World Cup qualifying.