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Hamburg still keen on Van der Vaart

August 29, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Rafael van der Vaart is being linked with a return to Hamburg, although coach Thorsten Fink admits the clubs are some way apart in their negotiations.

• Hamburg still in hunt for VdV

Van der Vaart, 29, left Hamburg for Real Madrid in 2008 before joining Tottenham in 2010 for £8 million. He has since scored 24 league goals for Spurs.

The Netherlands international has this summer been targeted by his former club, and reports in Germany suggest personal terms ...

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