Calling all Premier League managers praying their shambolic defences don’t fall apart against below-average attackers.
One of Europe’s most promising defenders has a €21.5million release clause written into his contract, according to Der Westen.
German international Jonathan Tah is the man in question, with Borussia Dortmund targeting a move for the Bayer Leverkusen defender.
Tah can be bought for around £19mil, nearly four times less than the cost of Virgil van Dijk’s move from Southampton to Liverpool.
Listen carefully and you can hear the sound of Jurgen Klopp frantically searching for his phone.
But what makes Tah such a special proposition?
Tah made his Bundesliga debut for Hamburg when he was only 17 and has already been playing in the German top flight for five seasons, despite only being 21.
He moved to Leverkusen in July 2015 and has established himself as one of Germany’s top prospects.
Tah is a German international from the Under-16s all the way through to the senior side.
He’s played three times for Joachim Low’s side, making his debut against England back in 2016.
For those of you who’ve forgotten the score in that game, it was 3-2 to England. Let’s not talk about Euro 2016 though.
So who’s going to start the bidding off?
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