FC Midtjylland will reservespeler Van der Vaart won’t let go
Rafael van der Vaart may FC Midtjylland not to leave on the last day of the transfer market. The 34-year-old midfielder is not to play in the Danish top club, but technical director Claus Steinlein wants the Dutchman to his current contract.
“There are many clubs that have shown interest in Van der Vaart, but he is still a year with us. A departure is impossible,” said Steinlein in interview with the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.
Van der Vaart made last summer move from Real Betis to Midtjylland, but his adventure in Denmark is, as yet, no success. The 109-fold Orange-international played in his first season, and only twelve league games and makes his minutes the last time, especially in the second team.
Van der Vaart got it recently to stick with his coach Jess Thorup, who him vedettegradrag borne explains. Thorup will also find that the old-following his departure to chelsea is not fit enough to be in the first team to play.
Steinlein acknowledge that the collaboration between Van der Vaart does not meet your expectations, but the technical director would not want to speak of a failed marriage.
“We are still happy with Van der Vaart. Firstly, for commercial reasons, because the sales of shirts has increased and there is also more interest from the media. In addition, he is a mentor for our young players. That all see that he has something extra risks in the field.”
“Of course, I would liked to have seen that he is the first team to a higher level could lift,” continues Steinlein. “But I need it with the trainer to agree on: he is currently not physically good enough.”
Van der Vaart, who in addition to Midtjylland, Ajax and Real Betis also under contract, has been at Real Madrid, Hamburger SV and Tottenham Hotspur, is still a year in Denmark.
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