By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Official: Eintracht sign Max permanently

Eintracht Frankfurt finally confirmed that they had exercised their purchase option on defender Philipp Max on Friday. 
German defender Philipp Max will ideally call the RheinMain metropolis home for the next three seasons. On Friday, the 29-year-old's German loan club confirmed that they had signed him away from PSV on a permanent basis. There had long been rumors that Eintracht Frankfurt possessed an automatic purchase clause for the German international. Reports that this had already been activated began emerging in early March.

Germany's transfermarkt home site reports that PSV have only received a very lows for the player. The site notes that earlier rumors put the sum at around €1.9 million. Max himself has been out injured since matchday 27 of the current campaign. The thrice-capped German international has made a total of 13 appearances across all competitions for Eintracht since returning to Germany in January. He's registered one assist in the league.

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