Sparta let Dumfries to Heerenveen and gets goalkeeper of Real

Sparta let Dumfries to Heerenveen and gets goalkeeper of Real

Defender Denzel Dumfries has Tuesday Sparta Rotterdam swapped for sc Heerenveen. The Rotterdam-based club drew at the same time, also a player, because the 21-year-old goalkeeper Alexandro Craninx is taken from Real Madrid.

The also 21-year-old Dumfries is Thursday still a medical check-up in Heerenveen and a draw then a contract for four seasons at the Abe Lenstra Stadium.

Play Dumfries played since 2014 in Sparta. In his first season he was voted the biggest talent of the Jupiler League. A year later, he picked up with the Locals the title, making promotion to the Premier league was enforced.

Dumfries, which is 72 official matches for Sparta played and two times scored, is the third zomeraanwinst of Heerenveen after Warner Hahn (Feyenoord) and Daniel Höegh (FC Basel).

The first league game of Heerenveen is scheduled on Sunday 13 August. The team of coach Jurgen Streppel then on a visit at FC Groningen.


Compared to the departure of Dumfries stands at Sparta the coming of Craninx. The goalkeeper who has a Belgian passport and grew up in Spain for three years at The Castle.

It is not known how many Sparta will pay for the keeper who last season a few times came out for Real Madrid B, that on the second level of Spain plays.

“In the week that we Alexandro on trial had made he from the first moment impression,” said a contente Sparta-trainer Alex Pastoor on the site of the Rotterdam Fc. “It is an ambitious and very talented goalkeeper who is happy to be with us wanted to close.”

Craninx is the fifth zomeraanwinst for Sparta, which is previously fortified with Julian Chabot (RB Leipzig), Dalibor Ŝatas (NK Celje), Franck Bambock (SD Huesca), and George Dobson (West Ham United).

Sparta, last season with a fifteenth place slightly safely knew how to play, start the new year on Saturday, 12 August with an away game against the promoted VVV-Venlo.

See also:
Overview: All zomertransfers in the Premier league

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