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Schalke plan for Huntelaar replacement

October 16, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Schalke remain hopeful that Klaas-Jan Huntelaar will sign a new contract with the club but general manager Horst Heldt has conceded the search for a replacement is already under way.

Huntelaar, 29, is in the final year of his contract at Schalke, and Heldt said in September that talks over an extension had reached a standstill.

The Bundesliga side have not, however, given up hope that the Netherlands international, who signed at Veltins-Arena from AC Milan in 2010, will commit ...

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