Brama directly from PEC Zwolle to FC Utrecht
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Wout Brama moved directly from PEC Zwolle to FC Utrecht. The 30-year-old midfielder has Tuesday a contract for a year and a half, signed in The Galgenwaard stadium, and let a spokesperson from Utrecht to know.
FC Utrecht had an urgent need for an extra midfielder because Rico Strieder due to a severe knee injury the rest of this season is off.
The German tore earlier this month in the match against Heracles Almelo the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee. Strieder was a fixture in the national team of trainer Erik ten Hag. In the search for a replacement came to Utrecht at Brama, who, At the Hag still knows from his period as assistant coach at FC Twente.
“Wout is an asset for FC Utrecht”, said Ten Hag in a first reaction to the transfer. “He’s strategically very strong and knows the laws of professional football. He played in the Champions League and for the Dutch national team and won prizes. He is a winner at FC Utrecht this experience to our group, should transfer.”
The triple-Orange-international was working on his third season at PEC Zwolle, where his contract next summer would come to an end. FC Utrecht is the third premiere league club of Brama, who, in 2005, debuted in the beginning of Twente. Five years later he was with the Tukkers champion.
When his contract at Twente in 2014 was over, he hoped on a foreign adventure, but that did not happen. For PEC he played then 63 Eredivisiewedstrijden in which he three times scored.
Saturday, January 14, may Brama make its debut for FC Utrecht. The ‘Domstedelingen’ play off against Sparta Rotterdam.
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