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Wolfsburg confirm interest in Max Kruse

Wolfsburg Sporting Director Klaus Allofs has confirmed the club's interest in signing Borussia Mönchengladbach forward Max Kruse. Allofs and Wolfsburg aren't the only team interested, though.

Speaking to German sport's magazine kicker on Friday, Allofs saud that he was tracking the gifted young striker but stated that "we are aware that we are not alone [in our interest in Kruse]."

Kruse, who has scored 23 goals over two seasons with Mönchengladbach since signing from Freiburg, has a contract which expires in 2017. However, he has a

release-clause

for a set transfer fee of 12 million euros (13.46 million dollars).

Mönchengladbach's Sporting Director Max Eberl said at a press conference on Friday that he has yet to be contacted by any club regarding Kruse. Eberl also confirmed that a meeting with the player's agent is scheduled for this month.

After securing Borussia Mönchengladbach's Champions League place next season with a

1-0 win over Wolfsburg

, Kruse scored against

Hertha Berlin on Sunday

, before confirming to SKY that he has had a medical with the Wolves.

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