Kicker claims that the issue lies with the player himself. Represented in part by his brother, Djiku is reportedly dissatisfied with the amount of performance bonuses in his Hoffenheim contract. After an extensive round of negotiations, none of the parties involved are in much of a mood for additional demands.
A transfer once thought to be in the stretch run this wobbles precariously. Djiku does not appear likely to sign working papers with the Kraichgauer if his desired incentives are not built into the contract.