Sneijder wants to win prizes with OGC Nice

Sneijder wants to win prizes with OGC Nice

Wesley Sneijder wants next season to the prices play with OGC Nice. That said, the 33-year-old midfielder Tuesday during his presentation at the French club.

“If I have a decision to make, I always go for a new challenge. I want to for the prices to play. I’ve gained a lot, but you will never get tired of”, said Sneijder. “That is why I am now here. I think we have something beautiful drop.”

Nice was last season third in the Ligue 1 and switched last week to Ajax in the third qualifying round of the Champions League. The transfervrije Sneijder was signed on Monday for one season with an option on an extra year.

The competition for Nice is big in France. Champion AS Monaco last year in the semi-finals of the Champions League and Paris Saint-Germain drew last week, the Brazilian Neymar for a recordsom of 222 million euros.

“There is a lot of talent in France. The selection of Nice is full of great talents,” said Sneijder. “Names are not important to the team. If we with proper spirit working, then we can achieve a lot.”

“I hate to lose, that has me in my career far. I will get my character and hope that the young players, my example to follow.”

Sneijder is presented in Nice

Wesley Sneijder is presented as the new addition to OGC Nice.

Sneijder poses with Allan Saint-Maximin, who, like the Dutchman was presented to the press.

Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivère is happy with the appointment of Sneijder.

Sneijder is still not fit enough to be Friday already his debut for Nice.

“I want to for the prices to play. I’ve gained a lot, but you will never get tired of, ” said Sneijder.

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Sneijder was Monday at his coming in Nice, welcomed by hundreds of supporters. “Of course I am happy with the reception at the airport.”

“Monday and Tuesday there were also a lot of people on the training. I have a good feeling on the training I saw that we have a good team. I am happy to be here. Nice wants to play football, therefore I have for this club are chosen.”

The lifestyle in the coastal town on the Cote d’azur played according to Sneijder no role in his decision. “I have lived in Madrid, Milan and Istanbul played, that are also beautiful cities. It is great here, but I’m here for the football.”


Sneijder works training at new club OGC Nice


Sneijder was since his departure from Galatasaray, inter alia in connection with a transfer to the United States. With his choice for the French league remains the record international (131 caps) in the picture for Orange, that on the 31st of August in Paris for a crucial world cup qualifying play against France.

Sneijder would still not look forward to that international competition. “I focus first on my first match for Nice. The international match against France is only at the end of the month, as I think now after. First I want to able to train well.”

Sneijder will be Friday, yet not make its debut against Troyes. “I’m not ready for Friday, because lately I’ve individually trained. Today I have half of the training involved. We will see when I’m ready to play.”

The French club stated Tuesday, Allan Saint-Maximin to the press. The jeugdinternational came for 10 million euros from AS Monaco.

Nice lost Sunday, his first competitieduel 1-0 Saint-Étienne. After the game against Troyes travel the team off to Italy for the heenwedstrijd against Napoli in the play-offs of the Champions League.

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