Castaignos terminates contract with Sporting and seems to be on the road to South Korea

Luc Castaignos seems like his career to continue in South Korea. The attacker had his contract with Sporting CP, let dissolve, and allegedly he’s going to draw at FC Gyeongnam.

According to Voetbal International won the 26-year-old Castaignos, only the medical examination to be passed at FC Gyeongnam, which last season finished second in the K-League. He goes for three years signs.

Earlier this winter signed with Dave Bulthuis already have another Dutchman in South Korea, where the winter transfer market until march 28, march open. The defender, who happened to sc Heerenveen, plays for Ulsan Hyundai FC

Castaignos played since the summer of 2016 for Sporting CP, that to him at the time, took over from the German Eintracht Frankfurt. He did not impress at the Portuguese club and last season is already rented out to Vitesse.

Also this season under coach Marcel Emperor could Castaignos not rely on sufficient playing time. He played only three league games, all as a substitute. The former Dutch jeugdinternational came in total to seventeen official matches for Sporting, in which he not scored.

Contract Castaignos would be next summer end

Castaignos started his career in 2009 at Feyenoord and forced in 2011 a transfer to Internazionale. After a season in Serie A, he returned in the summer of 2012 from FC Twente back in the Premier league.

The striker played there for three years and left in 2015 to Eintracht Frankfurt, where he in 22 official duels five times scored and a transfer to Sporting afdwong. His contract with the Portuguese would be next summer end.

With Bas Dost, there is now only one Dutchman in the selection of Sporting. The striker is in contrast to Castaignos can be sure of a rise and came in sixteen matches played less than a dozen times to score.

Sporting occupied currently the fourth place in the Portuguese league with a gap of nine points on leader FC Porto. The team of Emperor plays Thursday the return against Villarreal in the sixteenth finals of the Europa League. The first match ended in a 0-1 victory for the Spaniards.

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