Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Germany

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar © Action Images

Huntelaar linked to Arsenal move



Schalke 04's Holland star Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has been linked to a move to the Premier League, with Arsenal tipped to sign him during the winter break, according to ex-Oranje striker Erik Meijer.

Meijer, 43, who used to be a client of Huntelaar's agent Arnold Oosterveer, has told German Sky Sports that the Dutch striker could join the Gunners with his Royal Blues' contract set to expire at the end of the season.

"According to the information I have, Huntelaar will be gone in the winter. Arsenal are the favourites to land him," Meijer said as Schalke beat Olympiakos 1-0 on Wednesday to reach the last 16 of the Champions League.

The 29-year-old Huntelaar, the Bundesliga's top scorer last season, denied an imminent move to the Gunners with the German league set to break for winter at the end of December.

"He obviously knows more than I do. I don't know anything about it," he told reporters in Gelsenkrichen.

Schalke general manager Horst Heldt could only scoff at the idea.

"I can only laugh about that one and must file it under the category 'Idiotic'," he said.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Carol Radull
Mourinho wins the mind games
I love the mind games that managers play before big games. They are part of the excitement as we...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Ref’s decision causes chaos in Scotland
The Fifa Laws of the Game clearly state, and I’m paraphrasing, that the referee’s decision is...

Segun Odegbami
CAF in need of a storm
Any one living in Nigeria would not have been immune from the impact of the Buhari political storm...

Collins Okinyo
Don't blame Yaya for City's failure
Footballers have a thankless job because one minute everyone is praising you and the next everybody...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Mou faces LVG, Wenger waits to pounce
Going into the weekend round of matches, Chelsea sit top of the Premier League in England with 73...

Sunday Oliseh
Why Klopp may struggle at English clubs
Seven years ago, 2008, a relatively unknown from Mainz 05, Jurgen Klopp, became coach at Germany’s...