Date: 23rd July 2007 at 12:58pm
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We never thought we’d hear this, and yes, it does still sound daft, but former Barcelona hitman Patrick Kluivert is the latest of a long list of names linked with Hillsborough.

Wednesday boss Brian Laws is desperate to add a new striker to bolster his attacking options ahead of the new season and in light of Steve Maclean’s departure to Cardiff City.

And after missing out on Billy Sharp, Grzegorz Rasiak, and Kenwyne Jones, Laws is eager to add a big name to his squad, with Kluivert’s name being mentioned and expected to arrive at Middleswood Road training ground some time this week.

The former Dutch international, 31, is currently playing in his home country with PSV Eindhoven but has failed to cement a first team spot down with the club, after moving there from a relatively unsuccessful spell at Valencia.

He’s had a spell on English shores before with a short stint at Newcastle United, which saw him net six goals from 15 appearances for the Magpies, but he’s best known for his time at Barcelona, Milan, and Ajax.

Watford striker Darius Henderson has also been linked with a move to S6 in the weekend papers, but that wouldn’t be a ‘big name’ now Brian, would it?