Huntelaar to make decision over future in the Premier League
Schalke’s star striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar could soon be on his way to the Premier League.
The Dutchman’s contract expires in the summer, and his agent has now announced that Huntelaar is weighing up his options regarding next season – but he will have made a decision by the start of the January transfer window.
The 29-year-old has been on the radar of many European clubs for his sublime finishing. Last season, Huntelaar recorded an outstanding 48 goals in 47 games for german club Schalke.
This campaign, the Holland international has been less prolific, scoring just three times in the Bundesliga, but has netted four in four appearances in the Champions League.
Referred to as the Hunter, the 6 foot 1 forward is used to moving clubs, with his longest stint being the three years he spent at Ajax from 2006 to 2009. He then moved to Real Madrid, who paid £17million for his services, but left after half a season to join AC Milan for a year, before signing for Schalke in 2010.
Huntelaar’s decision to not already extent his expiring contract has alerted a host of clubs, including Juventus, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham, however, agent Arnoldus Oosterveer has informed the press that his client remains undecided over his future.
“Klaas has not decided” Oosterveer told calciomercato.it.
“He’s had offers from England, Italy and Spain. It’s also possible he could stay in Germany.
“He wants his future planned by the winter.
“In the next 45 days he wants to know his next project and it will be decided by his football ambitions and not by money.
“His dream is to fight to win titles in Europe and to have chances to be successful, because today he is one of the best strikers in Europe” he added.