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Hoffenheim want €6.5m for Babel

July 24, 2012
By ESPN staff
Hoffenheim are asking €6.5 million for Ryan Babel despite the player having only one year remaining on his contract, according to his agent.

Babel, 25, signed for Hoffenheim from Liverpool in January 2011, but he has struggled to find his best form in the Bundesliga and Markus Babbel, who took charge of the club in February, has announced that he is free to leave.

Babel's agent, Winnie Haatrecht, has now claimed that decision was motivated by a clause in his contract.
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