After Schalke: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is not over yet

Not yet retired: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is linked with a new club after not having an offer at Schalke.

It was a shock to many S04The fans, when Schalke 04 announced at the beginning of June that they would not award any new contracts to Syd Kolasinac and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar for the next season in the second Bundesliga. Papers for the two expire on June 30, originally the royal blues was open as to whether the duo would get another show. So he said goodbye to two Rascal heart and soul firmly. “This decision hurts us both on a sporting and human level,” emphasized Peter Knebel, Director of Sports and Communication at Schalke 04. “Given the current budget and management structure – all known and publicly discussed challenges – there was no alternative. We have to be very honest.”

And now? Does the “hunter” retire at the age of 37? Or does he want to try another club? Obviously back to Ajax Amsterdam. To the club used by Huntelaar Schalke– Leave the rescue mission. But indicators are currently pointing in a different direction. Yes, Huntelaar appears interested in continuing to play. In the Nick Nijmegen. As reported by “De Gelderlander” newspaper, talks between the Dutch club and the central striker are already underway. It will be a return to the Eredivisie for the correct footer.

Long pause when Schalke return

“I don’t go into rumours, but it is well known that Klas-Jean and I are fine,” said Nijmegen technical director Ted van Leeuwen. Van Leeuwen and Huntelaar are old friends.

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Huntelaar and the Royal Blues were also old friends when he came to Schalke He returned – and failed for a long time. Huntelaar’s return with the Royal Blues was initially unpleasant, due to persistent calf problems, which he had already brought with him from Amsterdam, and an appearance at first was out of the question. The hunter worked on his fitness with various physicists, first completing two small assignments, at Leverkusen he was then ready for match eleven at the beginning of April – scoring his first comeback goal Schalke. (FS)

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