Feyenoorder Van der Heijden draws in mid-2020


Feyenoorder Van der Heijden draws in mid-2020

Jan-Arie van der Heijden has Monday his contract with the Club extended until mid-2020. The 29-year-old defender is the next in a row of players who are longer on the champion connects.

Previously signed Rick Karsdorp, Jens Toornstra, (both until mid-2021), Bilal Basaçikoglu, Tonny Vilhena (both by 2020), Karim El Ahmadi, Sven van Beek, Brad Jones and Terence Kongolo (all 2019) in The Cockpit.

Van der Heijden, who Vitesse two years ago, exchanged for Feyenoord and earlier for Ajax and Willem II played, still had a commitment until the summer of 2018 in The championship last season played a big role in his choice to a new contract to sign.

“Winning prizes is addictive, so I hope we can this line continue. A big club as Feyenoord hear every year for the prices to play,” said the central defender.

“I have every confidence that the next few years, especially because many other guys also.”


Technical director Martin van Geel is content with the new contract with van der Heijden. “He has as the central defender a very strong and constant season behind them, where he his value for the team more than has been proven”, says the director.

“With its uplifting qualities, but also in a defensive sense, he is more excellent than done.”

In his first year with Feyenoord won Van der Heijden, the KNVB cup with the club. Last season, he had basisspeler his share in the title of the Locals.

Cut for Feyenoord, this man. ?✂️
Congratulations, Jan-Arie! ❤️⚪️


Time of placing
12:36 – 29 may 2017

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