Following Sunday's shock departure of playmaker Max Kruse, Union Berlin are reportedly now looking to SC Paderborn 07 for an offensive reinforcement.
The 31-year-old Freudenberg native has been with the East Westphalian's since 2016, netting 56 times for the SCP in all three German professional footballing flights. In the current campaign, he's scored 14 times and added eight assists in the 2. Bundesliga.
In his one season with Paderborn in the top flight (2019/20), Michel scored five goals and registered two assists for Steffen Baumgart's relegated team.