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Hamit Altintop to sign in at Newcastle?

May 25th, 2010 | 100 Comments |

On a free, from Germany, Hamit Altintop?
On a free, from Germany, Hamit Altintop?
Bayern Munich utility man Hamit Altintop has been linked with a move to Newcastle this summer as his contract expires at Bayern in June.

The beaten Champions League finalist had appeared more frequently towards the end of the season as cover for Franck Ribery, but opportunites look to be limited at Bayern Munich next season due to Ribery and the return of their highly prised youngster Toni Kroos from a couple of years out on loan.

It is that apparent lack of games that is forcing the Turkish international into considering a move away from the Allianz Arena, despite having been offered a new contract with the German side. There is apparently firm interest from one other club, and it does appear that at 27 years old, Altintop is considering his next career move carefully. (more…)