ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30: Stijn Schaars of Netherlands stands for the national anthem prior to the International Friendly between the Netherlands and Slovakia at De Kuip Stadion on May 30, 2012 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Reports from Portugal have linked Fulham with interest in the Dutch central midfielder Stijn Shaars who currently plays for Sporting Lisbon. Schaars is 28 and played a total of 42 games for Sporting last season (including Europa League Games), scoring 3 goals and providing 3 assists.
He's had one season at Sporting and prior to that, had 6 seasons at AZ Alkmaar playing in central midfield. Schaars was an un-used sub in the defeat against Denmark at the week-end and the Portugese press are also stating that Napoli, Lazio and Inter have an interest.
Below are a couple of You Tube video's on him:-