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Huntelaar: Lacking a bit of Klaas?


If you are Dutch, have two great feet, a truck load of goals already locked up in the archives, then comparisons with Marco Van Basten are inevitably going to be made. Klass Jan Huntelaar made it all that more difficult to avoid when he joined the Rosseneri last year, but will the opportunity to emulate the great Dutchman be taken away from him after just one season at the San Siro?

Schalke are the latest club to show an interest in the player who is reported to have refused a move to the German side. The Dutchman is not ready to throw in the towel just yet even if the Milan hierachy see things a little differently.

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Genoa get busy like Man City


Okay, so they may not possess a Middle Eastern sugar daddy like manager Roberto Mancini, but it has been a no less frenzied time in the transfer market for the northern Italian club thanks in part to a chairman who has made his cash from the toy business.

Kevin Prince Boateng, a star in South Africa and a rejuvenated player under Avram Grant at Portsmouth last season (once he rolled his sleeves up not just to show off his tattoos),  was the latest in a line of high-profile players to sign on the dotted line for Genoa this summer, even if KPB has been immediately shipped out to AC Milan on loan.

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