Altintop extends Eintracht Frankfurt stay

BERLIN - Turkey international Halil Altintop has extended his contract with Eintracht Frankfurt until 2012, the club said on Saturday.

The 27-year-old, who can play in midfield or up front, joined Eintracht this year from Bundesliga rivals Schalke 04 and was initially given a deal that ran out last month.

Altintop has made 24 appearances for Turkey and scored six goals.

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