FC Utrecht rent Willock of United, The Point again to Excelsior

FC Utrecht rent Willock of United, The Point again to Excelsior

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FC Utrecht has set Thursday for the rest of this season secured the services of Matthew Willock. The 21-year-old midfielder is on a rental basis from Manchester United.

Willock made last season, although some times part of the clash of the manager José Mourinho, but a debut in the main body of the ‘Red Devils’.

Willock ended up in the summer of 2012 in the youth of United. He played in the academy of Arsenal and Reading.

“Matty is a versatile midfielder who in recent years played for Manchester United, and a part of his football training enjoyed at Arsenal”, trainer and technical manager Erik ten Hag to know on the website of FC Utrecht.

“In Manchester he managed to date, the step to the first team, but we are convinced after him frequently in the Premier League for beloftenteams to see that he added value can be in Utrecht.”


FC Utrecht seemed to be earlier this week still close to the temporary arrival of Andreas Pereira of United, but the Domstedelingen failed to reach an agreement with the Brazilian-Belgian midfielder, that the entire youth of PSV completed.

Willock is the thirteenth reinforcement for FC Utrecht. Previously explained, the current number five in the Eredivisie already, Chris David, Bilal Ould-Chikh, Simon Makienok, Cyriel Dessers, Sander of the Region, Nick Marsman, Dario Dumic, Urby Emanuelson, Anouar Kali, Lukas Görtler and Jean-Christophe Bahebeck.

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Excelsior also has the rest of this season, the decision about Jordy de Wijs. The Locals hire the 22-year-old defender once again PSV.

The Point played in the past half year has also been in the shirt of Excelsior, for which he was fifteen league games and completing it.

The Point to wanted to this season was his chance to go to PSV, but succeeded in the preparation not in a move to conquer, which made him more salvation saw in a new uitleenperiode at Excelsior.

The Point was not the only player that coach Mitchell van der Gaag Thursday at the training ground if welcome. Also the goalies Ögmundur Kristinsson and Theo to the Semis joined the selection.


Kristinsson and Semis signed a contract for one season, but the former was also an option for another year in the obligation recognized.

The 28-year-old Kristinsson comes from Hammarby IF. He played fourteen international matches for Iceland and was reservedoelman of his country during the European championship of last year.

The 34-year-old Hat sat for some time without a club, after he, in July, was allowed to leave at Go Ahead Eagles. The old hand was in the 2006/2007 season, even if just to marvel at Excelsior.

The expectation is that Kristinsson as first goalkeeper will act and the Semis as a stand-in. Alessandro Damen, in the first three competieduels of Excelsior under the lat was, is struggling with a severe knee injury.

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