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Frankfurt Updates:
Eintracht complete Zuber deal, additions Kristijan Jakic and Sam Lammers close to the line

By Peter Vice   @ViceytheSS

Quite a bit going on Monday in Germany's commercial capital. Eintracht Frankfurt have completed a deal to send Steven Zuber out to Greece on loan. 

Additionally, two new arrivals are awaited for medicals. Reports indicate that defensive midfielder Kristijan Jakic and Sam Lammers are about to join die Adler.
Steven Zuber.
Steven Zuber.Photo: Дмитрий Садовников/Soccer.ru/CC-by-SA 3.0
The loan deal to send Zeiss winger Steven Zuber to Greece has been confirmed as of Monday afternoon. Eintracht announced a season-long loan deal for the 30-year-old; a sought-after commodity for many clubs after some especially eye-catching performances at the European Champions this summer.

As reported earlier, Zuber will join AEK Athens on a season-long-loan. A loan-fee cannot be verified at this time, but the SGE did announce that the deal does include a purchase option available to the Greek club.

In other Frankfurt transfer news, German footballing magazine Kicker reports that Markus Krösche's search for a new defensive midfielder is essentially complete. Following the loss of captain Sebastian Rode to knee surgery, an additional DM remained a priority for the club.

Reports surfaced over the weekend that 24-year-old Croatian midfielder Kristijan Jakic of Dinamo Zagreb would be headed to Deutsch Bank Park. Kicker reports that negotiations dragged a bit over the arrangement. Eventually, the two sides came to terms over a loan deal with an obligatory purchase option in the (most likely) event that Frankfurt remains in the Bundesliga.

According to kicker the buyout clause is around €5 million.

In terms of the sought after extra striker to complement Rafael Santos Borré, journalist Alfredo Pedulla reports that Dutchman Sam Lammers is on his way to the Rhein-Main metropolis. The Atalanta Bergamo attacker made just 19 competitive appearances for his Serie A club after moving from PSV Einhoven for €7 million two years ago.

The 24-year-old did complete a 16-goal-season on loan at SC Heerenveen during the 2018/19 campaign.

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