German footballing journalist Carsten Schröter-Lorenz furnished updates on SC Freiburg summer transfer plans in an article appearing on Kicker Magazine's website late Sunday evening.
|Hugo Siquet||SC Freiburg|
Schröter-Lorenz began by revealing the details of Siquet's heretofore ambiguous loan arrangement with the Belgian club. When the 20-year-old's loan deal was announced last January, it was not known as to whether the seldom-used player was headed West on a short-term or extended-loan. It can now be confirmed that Siquet will remain in Flanders through the end of next season.
Freiburg thus have one prospect safely parked in a different local. Schröter-Lorenz also noted that the southern BaWü border club would have liked to have that luxury with Tempelmann and Schlotterbeck, but deals to keep both players with their loan clubs fell through. In the case of the former, the player himself wasn't keen to remain in Bavaria after already having his FCN loan extended once.
Schröter-Lorenz notes that Tempelmann covets a Bundesliga switch and lists newly promoted 1. FC Heidenheim as a potential suitor for the 24-year-old central midfielder. Whether or not the top-tier's other BaWü border club can afford a purchase remains to be seen. Tempelmann maintains an estimated €2 million market worth in the latest transfermarkt listings.
Price also seems to be that reason that Schlotterbeck couldn't remain with loan club VfL Bochum. After he made some important contributions to the Revierklub in the relegation race, Bochum weren't necessarily opposed to keeping him. A price-tag in the range of some €3 million nevertheless proved too rich for the VfL's blood.
Schröter-Lorenz claims that Schlotterbeck and his agent are currently seeking another top-tier destination for the defender whilst also considering a potential move abroad. A 2. Bundesliga club, per the journalist, is not an option for the slightly older Schlotterbeck brother. Given how much money Freiburg have already pocketed with the Kevin Schade sale, it's quite possible the SCF will allow both players to depart for below their market value.