FC Groningen will soon Iliass Bel Hassani is presented as a new acquisition. The degradatiekandidaat want to say goodbye to Mateo Cassierra and hopes some of the talent from Ajax to the selection to add.
General director Hans Nijland confirms Monday in the daily Newspaper of the North that the arrival of Bel Hassani is sure. The 26-year-old midfielder this season not to play in AZ.
Bel Hassani has been medically examined by Groningen, that an agreement with AZ over a rental period of a half year, with an option to buy. The former player of Sparta and Heracles Almelo will soon be presented.
“I am convinced that he to the bone will be motivated to show us what he is worth”, says Nijland.
FC Groningen is halfway through the season at the fifteenth place and fight after the winter break against relegation. The club therefore wants in the winter break, the selection strengthen.
Cassierra should return to Amsterdam
Striker Mateo Cassierra may return to Ajax. The Colombian was in the past half year rental, but made with one hit in ten duels are not a good impression.
Groningen hopes in January, however, two other players from Ajax to welcome Kaj Sierhuis and Dani, the White. “The good players”, says Nijland on the striker and the midfielder.
Nijland can be enjoyable to do business with the Amsterdam club. “We should be very pleased about the warm relationship between our clubs. In the past, there are already successful verhuurconstructies been with, for example, Michael Reiziger and Daley Blind.”
“Since Marc Overmars and Henk field mate in the direction of Ajax, there is another excellent contact and mutual appreciation. It is a very useful relationship for our club.”
‘Doan at this time no option for Ajax’
Nijland spoke with Ajax about a possible transfer of Ritsu Doan, but the director considers the small chance that the Japanese soon to Amsterdam airport.
“At this moment, he is no option for Ajax”, says Nijland, which is a good hope that the star player of the season to finish in Groningen.
Nijland leaves at the end of this season after 23 years at FC Groningen. Also technical manager Ron Jans in the summer, farewell to the club.
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