Football

Spurs interest in Huntelaar

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Real Madrid striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is understood to be one of the players Tottenham are looking at ahead of the new Barclays Premier League season.

Huntelaar, the Holland international, scored eight goals in 20 appearances after arriving at the Bernabeu from Ajax but was also left out of their Champions League squad in favour of Lassana Diarra.

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp, who is also believed to be monitoring Ruud van Nistelrooy at Real, has been tipped to revamp his squad after taking them from bottom to eighth in the table in their last campaign.

Sulley Muntari's agent has claimed Spurs had an offer turned down for the Inter Milan midfielder, who worked with Redknapp at Portsmouth.

"It is true Tottenham made an offer, but Sulley remains at Inter as they declined it," said Fabien Piveteau on setanta.com.

"He is very happy to play and win for Inter, and wants to continue to do so. He only came to Inter last year on a four-year contract."

Redknapp, meanwhile, believes Wolves, Birmingham and Burnley will provide tough challenges next season after promotion.

"They are all big clubs with great traditions and they will all be determined to stay up," said Redknapp.

"I would never write them off. I remember coming up with Portsmouth and everyone thought we would go straight back down but Pompey are now established in the Premier League.

"They've all got clever managers who know what they are doing and Birmingham are clearly going to have a go - they've just paid a lot of money for Christian Benitez from Ecuador, who is a good player."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tottenham Hotspur
Portsmouth
European News
Football
Premier League
UEFA Champions League
Sulley Muntari
Lassana Diarra
Birmingham
Ruud van Nistelrooy
Wolverhampton Wanderers

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again