AC Milan are reportedly on the verge of completing the signing of Real Madrid striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. The Dutchman's time at the Bernabeu - along with several of his fellow countrymen - is seemingly over following the return of former president Florentino Perez, who has already splashed more than €200 million on stellar signings including Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. The striker has been linked with a move to several Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, Arsenal and Spurs, while Bundesliga outfit Stuttgart had agreed a deal with Real, only for the player to snub the opportunity to join the German outfit. Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp recently revealed that he was interested in recruiting the ex-Ajax goal-getter, who has totalled 143 league goals in 203 club appearances to date. However, the Rossoneri remain in the hunt for a new front-man, with speculation linking them with Wolfsburg's Edin Dzeko, former Arsenal forward Emmanuel Adebayor, and Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano all failing to come to fruition. The Italian giants' Brazilian head-honcho, Leonardo, has already confirmed his interest in the 25-year-old, saying: "If we find the chance to invest, Huntelaar is a player we would consider." And, according to Sportbox.ru, the San Siro giants are now favourites to land the forward, with Milan and Madrid thought to have agreed a deal worth in the region of €11 million. NEWS: Harry still interested in Huntelaar NEWS: Leonardo confirms Huntelaar interest NEWS: Real pay-off may help hurry Huntelaar move NEWS: Italians mull Huntelaar move NEWS: Redknapp - Huntelaar wages beyond us NEWS: Redknapp - I am in hunt for Huntelaar NEWS: Huntelaar switch to Stuttgart collapses NEWS: Stuttgart set to seal Huntelaar deal NEWS: Real deny Arsenal approach for Huntelaar NEWS: New bidders enter Huntelaar hunt NEWS: Pardeza: Huntelaar sale close to conclusion NEWS: Huntelaar stalling over Stuttgart deal NEWS: Stuttgart hopeful of Huntelaar deal NEWS: Real in advanced talks over Huntelaar sale NEWS: Stuttgart bid to bag Huntelaar NEWS: Arnold Muhren: Huntelaar would shine at Manchester United
3 August 2009
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