Liverpool announce Klaas-Jan Huntelaar as a replacement for Luis Suarez
Liverpool Football Club has announced Klaas-Jan Huntelaar as their transfer target this summer. Rumor has it that Liverpool is preparing to offload their star striker Luis Suarez.
The young Uruguay international has been in fine form for Liverpool as of late, which is why top notch clubs are coming up with bids. Liverpool would love to keep Luis Suarez at Anfield but a plan for his imminent departure is already in motion.
Liverpool is looking to replace their prodigal Uruguayan with “The Hunter”. The former Real Madrid player, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has been in superb form with Schalke 04 last season. Although. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored only 13 goals in 35 matches during the 2010-11 season, the Dutchman scored 48 goals in 47 games for Schalke 04 last season.
Liverpool would be lucky to acquire the services of a world class striker like Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. According to reports from Italy, a number of clubs are approaching Schalke 04 with interest in the 28-year-old striker.
Schalke 04 will be reluctant to lose their in-form striker but if a large bid for Klaas-Jan Huntelaar arrives the German outfit will most certainly sell off their prized asset.
Liverpool’s administration has labeled Klaas-Jan Huntelaar as one of their top transfer targets this summer. The new Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is looking to revamp the Merseyside Reds with a couple of new attacking options. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s arrival at Anfield will help Brendan Rodgers with a bright start to his campaign.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s addition to the Liverpool squad will also provide the Kop with a new hero after Luis Suarez’s departure. Speculation about Luis Suarez’s departure from Liverpool has been surrounded by a thick veil of mystery.
Liverpool officials claim that the Reds are not interested in selling of their coveted striker. However, Juventus is leading the race to signing in Luis Suarez. Luis Suarez’s affair with Juventus is something Liverpool administration admitted a couple of months ago. With the Italian outfit willing to break its bank for Luis Suarez, Liverpool would probably lose the services of their highest-goal scorer from last season.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has just one season left on his contract with Schalke 04. So far, no contract-extension negotiations are taking place between Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Schalke 04. This means the veteran is pondering over his options abroad.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s exit from Schalke 04 seems imminent, which means the Dutchman could arrive at Liverpool for a good price.