Sport: Dispute over Haller transfer: West Ham owes Eintracht Frankfurt even EUR 24 million

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Laut dem kicker muss West Ham United für Sebastien Haller noch 24 Millionen Euro an Eintracht Frankfurt zahlen © Stephen Pond / Getty Images According to the kicker, West Ham United has to pay EUR 24 million to Eintracht Frankfurt for Sebastien Haller

The English daily The Times has revealed a legal dispute between West Ham United and Eintracht Frankfurt . Accordingly, the Premier League club refuses to pay the last installment of six million euros for Sebastien Haller. As the kicker reported on Friday, the outstanding amount is said to be around 24 million euros.

The transfer fees for players are paid in installments is common practice in football; especially because of the ever increasing sums that clubs demand for their most valuable professionals. It was never to be expected that Eintracht Frankfurt would receive 60 million euros for Luka Jovic and 50 million euros for Sebastien Haller in one fell swoop when both players a year ago played Real Madrid (Jovic) and West Ham United (Haller ) were sold.

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Sebastien Haller bescherte der Eintracht 50 Millionen Euro - davon ist bislang aber nur die Hälfte angekommen © MinuteMedia Sebastien Haller brought Eintracht 50 million euros - only half of it has so far arrived

However, Eintracht has apparently been waiting for West Ham's next installment payment since May 15th. The Premier League club is said to have been unable to pay the six million euro installment. The trick is that the outstanding installment will be divided into additional installments.

Frankfurt had switched on FIFA, the world association in turn asked West Ham for an opinion. According to kicker, however, the legal situation is clear: because the corona crisis is not a reason for late payment, West Ham must pay the installment due.

West Ham still owes Eintracht Frankfurt € 24 million

In contrast to the British Times, the specialist magazine reports a significantly larger amount that West Ham still has to transfer because the current rate is not the last. As reported, the SBU still expects the UK to make payments of EUR 24 million . It is open when the next transfer from London is to be expected.

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