Technical manager, Mark-Jan Fledderus of Heracles Almelo for a transfer to FC Groningen. The ex-footballer is currently in conversation with the ‘Pride of the North’ on the function of technical director.
Heracles confirms Wednesday that the only 36-year-old Fledderus is talking with Groningen. Various media report that the appointment of Fledderus already a fact, but Groningen wants to there is nothing lost.
The current number nine of the Premier league should be looking for a new technical man, because Ron Jans after this season leaves. The clubicoon served since July of 2017 as technical manager of Groningen, but made at the end of last year announced that his expiring contract to renew.
Fledderus is only since march 1, 2018 technical manager at Heracles, where he spends most of his spelersloopbaan spent (2008-2011 and 2014-2017). Between 2004 and 2008, the former midfielder is under contract with Groningen.
Mark-Jan Fledderus (right) together with Heracles-trainer Frank Wormuth (Photo: ProShots)
Groningen set all successor Nijland to
Fledderus went through a part of the youth academy of sc Heerenveen and made in 2002 his debut for the Marbles, but broke never. After a season at Telstar signed Fledderus in 2004 in Groningen. He played between his two periods at United for another three years for Roda JC (2011-2014).
In its active spelersloopbaan came Fledderus to 311 Eredivisie-matches, in which he 32 times scored. He set after the season 2016/2017 a point behind his career.
At the beginning of this month suggested Groningen already have a successor to general director Hans Nijland, who, as technical manager Jans after this season leaves. Nijland is succeeded by Wouter Gudde, who happens to Excelsior.
Groningen occupied currently ninth in the Premier league with 27 points. That there are five less than a number seven Heracles, Friday, an away game against VVV-Venlo plays. Groningen is Saturday night on a visit to NAC Breda.
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