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Is it all rosy then? Clear-cut, obvious, a no-brainer?
Of course not. Transfers rarely are.
There are obvious downsides to any deal with any player, and Huntelaar is no different. For starters, he has never played in England. While this is not necessarily significant given his experience in other countries, Liverpool really need someone to come in and hit the ground running.
Huntelaar is also an out-and-out striker, not a second forward or someone comfortable playing from the wing.
If he joins, he joins to play as the club's No. 9, the go-to man for goals and chances.
At present that role falls to Luis Suarez, and he has done really rather well at it, notching eight league goals already this season. Would Suarez's own excellent form continue if he was forced to switch roles?
Finally, the Dutch striker is 29 years old. While far from a veteran, he is an experienced player who would be far and away the oldest player to join the club since Brendan Rodgers took over.
It has not yet become clear whether the Reds will consider bringing in players close to the age of 30, as evidenced by the non-signing of Clint Dempsey in the summer.
Nothing is decided yet—that much seems certain—with regards to Liverpool's winter transfer dealings. Like any other one, the possibility of bringing Klaas-Jan Huntelaar to the club has plenty of positives, but also potential hazards.
The Reds generally have a good record in January transfers over the past half-dozen years. The likes of Suarez, Daniel Agger, Martin Skrtel, Alvaro Arbeloa and Javier Mascherano have all joined in the winter.
It's up to Brendan Rodgers and his team of scouts now, to make the right decisions in order to continue that trend and to improve the team and squad significantly for this season's challenge in the Premier League.