Giovanni van Bronckhorst is a bit surprised by the departure of Martin van Geel as technical director of Feyenoord. The trainer of the Rotterdam team has understanding for the decision by the Dutchman.
“When Martin told us, I was surprised,” Van Bronckhorst know at Feyenoord TV. “I have of course given how the last few months going around, Martin.”
“But I can be his motives, however, follow, because Martin is, of course, just as I am responsible for the technical matters,” he continues. “It is the last few weeks is not helpful for him.”
Feyenoord made Wednesday announced that Of Yellow after this season departs from The Cockpit. He has been since the 2011/2012 season and worked in Rotterdam and helped the club in 2017 to the first national championship since 1999.
Since then, the Team less successful. The vijftienvoudig national champions finished last season in fourth place in the Eredivisie and is currently third, with aiming behind leader PSV and number two Ajax.
Martin of Yellow during the training camp of Feyenoord in Marbella. (Photo: Pro Shots)
‘I have often with him about the anger of supporters spoken”
From the winter point the anger of a group of Feyenoord fans mainly Of Yellow. Supporters shout during matches to the departure of the director, at the beginning of this month moving boxes down in The Tub and hung a banner on to the technical director in the direction of the output is conducting.
“I’ve often with him about it. We talked weekly with each other about the team and the club. Then it sometimes about this kind of stuff,” says Van Bronckhorst, working with the Yellow “always nice” has found.
“We are very open to each other and have together worked hard to get the club back to success. We succeeded, and that Martin also has a share in.”
Van Bronckhorst leaves after this season with Feyenoord. He is next summer, followed by Jaap Stam, who happens to PEC Zwolle.
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