Huntelaar arrived at Schalke in January to try to re-float the German giant who is at maximum risk of relegation in the Bundesliga. The Dutchman, at 37, was convinced it was the last battle of his career. He left Ajax for free to help his old club as much as possible.
After a bittersweet start, with injury problems, the Huntelaar is already being able to pull the Schalke car. A situation that has changed the forward’s short-term plans. His thought earlier in the year was that he was in his final season in the elite but now Huntelaar is considering not retiring, he reports. Kicker. “I said that I would put an end to my career at Ajax, now the situation is different in my head. To continue at Schalke? You never know …”. Some doubts about hanging up the boots, which open the possibility of seeing the forward one more campaign in Germany, even in the second division, if Schalke finally fails to save themselves from burning.
Huntelaar is putting his entire veteran into saving Schalke. He is seen to be involved and tries to be a benchmark for the youngest members of the squad. “The game in Leverkusen showed us that we have to move forward as a team. You have to take a certain risk, otherwise it will be too easy for the opponent. You have to turn the existing energy into positive, “explained Huntelaar after the improvement of the team from Gelsenkirchen, in Leverkusen. “I felt very good physically”, explained the attacker after scoring the first goal after his return to Germany. There is Huntelaar for a while.