Who’s the most in-form American player at the moment?
While Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey are usually first on people’s minds, FC Union Berlin striker Bobby Wood is a hot commodity after recording stellar numbers in 2. Bundesliga action this season.
According to German outlet Berliner Kurier, Wood is receiving interest from German clubs Hamburg and Bayer Leverkusen, both of whom play in German’s top flight, as well as Premier League giant Liverpool.
The report states that a group of scouts sent by Reds manager Jurgen Klopp were very pleased with the young American during Union Berlin’s 4-0 victory against FSV Frankfurt.
It just so happens that Wood netted a brace in that game.
With 14 league goals this season, the 23-year old has been a savior for Berlin, who currently sits eighth on the league table.
Wood has been called up for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches against Guatemala, and will likely be a candidate to start up front for Jurgen Klinsmann’s team.
Given Liverpool’s attacking struggles this season, a potential move for Wood doesn’t seem too far-fetched. While the youngster has yet to prove himself with at a big club like Liverpool, the Reds or a club in a similar position could take a chance on Wood.