FC Utrecht-testspeler Emanuelson ‘longing’ to return in the Eredivisie

FC Utrecht-testspeler Emanuelson ‘longing’ to return in the Eredivisie

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Urby Emanuelson hopes that he next season in the Premier league plays. The 31-year-old linkpoot, with FC Utrecht at their training camp in Austria, is open to a contract with the ‘Domstedelingen’.

“If I FC Utrecht did not see a future then I was not here. Only, in football, you never know how it goes. There may be a foreign club,” said Emanuelson, who for the past seven seasons in England and Italy played, Thursday in the AD.

“But I long there to be honest, to return to the Netherlands. Utrecht plays dynamic football and I am a dynamic player. That would be perfectly fine with each other. We’ll see.”

The zeventienvoudig international, in 2012, his last international match played for the Orange, made Wednesday, though unofficial debut for FC Utrecht in the 1-0 lost a practice game against Russian club FC Ufa.

It was for Emanuelson his first match, after his last season at Sheffield Wedsnesday but once in should not be the case in the Championship. Before he came into Italy with Hellas Verona, Atalanta Bergamo and AS Roma barely to play.

“I have difficult years, in which I have too little I have played”, be aware of Emanuelson, who, after his departure at Ajax in 2010, also at AC Milan and Fulham played. “Now it is important to look ahead. Every disadvantage also has its advantage, said Johan Cruyff ever. That is with me also. Unlike many peers, I have the seven hundred duels have not yet tapped. So just because I the last few years have played, I feel physically younger than I am.”

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In his desire to return to the Netherlands, also plays the personal situation of the ex-following his departure to chelsea. “I’ve got seven years in overseas football. I have noticed that I have contact with my children will intensify. I am no longer together with their mother, but their development is so fast, that I don’t want to miss. They do it very well, I would more enjoy.”

“Two weeks back it was my daughter Dutch champion in gymnastics. Such moments you have as a father to experience.”

By the way, FC Utrecht, will decide whether the Emanuelson a contract proposal does. “We have to look after this week of how, together, we care. After the evaluation we can see if we will something can do for each other, and the next step is,” says trainer Erik ten Hag.

FC Utrecht is preparing in Austria for the new season and in particular the matches in the preliminary round of the Europa League. The team At Hag plays on 13 and 20 June in the second round against the winner of the diptych between FC Valletta from Malta and SS Folgore from San Marino.

Valletta won the first match last week in their own stadium with 2-0. Thursday night is the return in San Marino.

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