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The Spanish duo will apparently be sold in order to raise funds for Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's lucrative new contract, with the club set to offer the Dutchman a new €8m-a-year deal

Schalke are reportedly planning a summer clearout which will see both Jose Manuel Jurado and Sergio Escudero leave the club.

According to Bild, the Bundesliga outfit need to offload some saleable assets in order to fund a new €8 million-per-season deal for star striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who has been attracting attention from a number of top European clubs, including Manchester United.

The paper claims that means that both midfielder Jurado and defender Escudero will be sold to the highest bidder at the end of the season.

Jurado, a €13m signing from Atletico Madrid in 2010, has already been linked with a move to Inter and the player has hinted that his days in Gelsenkirchen are coming to an end, telling Marca: "I'm thinking of leaving Schalke in the summer."

The report also claims that in order to trim their wage bill, Schalke will also try to sell Alexander Baumjohann and release loanees Edu, Anthny Annan, Vasilios Pliatsikas, Ciprian Deac, Mario Gavranovic, and Jan Moravek.

Schalke are currently fourth in the Bundesliga standings, nine points adrift of leaders Borussia Dortmund.

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