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Davie Selke will not be able to face Hertha due to a clause

By Laura Brandt

Werder Bremen striker Davie Selke isn't eligible to face his parent club in the league this season because of a clause.

Davie Selke.
Davie Selke.Photo: Steindy, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0

Davie Selke will not be eligible to play when Werder Bremen face Hertha BSC in the Bundesliga on March 7 due to a clause in his contract.

The clause prevents the Hertha loanee from facing his parent club in the league – but only until the end of the season. It doesn't apply to the DFB-Pokal.

"It was a condition that Hertha set. Without it, the transfer wouldn't have been possible," Werder sporting director Frank Baumann told Bild.

The 25-year-old joined Werder on a one-and-a-half-year loan deal in January.

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