Man Utd lead the chase for Ajax striker

The 23-year-old striker is seen as a rising star in Dutch football, and scored 33 goals in the Eredivisie in 2005/06 season.

‘The Hunter’, that he is nicknamed, was signed from SC Heerenveen, paying € 9 million and future extensives for the player.

Huntelaar started his career at PSV, the same club United signed their former striker Ruud van Nistelrooy from.