Of Bolted undergoes medical examination at Crystal Palace
Patrick Bolted on the verge of a transfer to the Premier League. The 26-year-old Dutchman is going to Sunderland, in exchange for Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce confirms at a press conference that Of Bolted Friday a medical examination, undergoes at the club from London.
“The process is currently doing”, said the coach, who last season at Sunderland previously worked with the defender. “Patrick was last season a very important part of our success at Sunderland. His goals and assists were vital and his defensive qualities names sharply under me.”
Allardyce confirms Of Bolted is having a medical here today. “He’s in the process, at the moment.”
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09:35 – 27 January 2017
Sunderland reports that a bid from Crystal Palace has been accepted. According to English media to pay the ‘Eagles’ 14 million pounds (16.5 million euros) for the six-fold international of the Dutch national team.
Martin Bain, the chairman of Sunderland, tells the site of his club, that Bolted a transferverzoek had submitted. “If a player makes clear that he is not more for our club wants to play, then we need to make a decision. In this case, we have done what is best for Sunderland.”
Of Bolted was working on his third season with the ‘Black Cats’, who in the summer of 2014 for more than 2 million euro over Chelsea.
The full extended last summer his contract with Sunderland until mid-2020. He played in two and a half years 77 matches played (seven goals) for the team from the North of England.
Of Bolted exchanged in 2007 the jeugopleiding of PSV for Chelsea. The Dutchman never had the breakthrough at the top clubs in London, which he rented out to Coventry City, Newcastle United, Leicester City, Wigan Athletic and Vitesse.
Sunderland are currently last in the Premier League with fifteen points. Crystal Palace is the number eighteen with one more point.
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