Van Rhijn should be at the AZ show that he is better than competitors

Van Rhijn should be at the AZ show that he is better than competitors

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Ricardo van Rhijn is in AZ not sure of a rise. The club from Alkmaar, Wednesday, the arrival of the eight-fold international of Orange.

Van Rhijn is for a year rental from Club Brugge, so it was at the end of last week all clear. The 26-year-old defender was by the Belgian football club taken over a year ago from Ajax.

“You aim that you are in your selection, all positions are double occupied,” says technical director Max Huiberts on the website of AZ. “We have on the rechtsbackpositie Levi vera is an avid performer behind Jonas Svensson. Only is Levi a while out of the running with an injury.”

“The possibility occurred to Ricardo to rent. Then you have a back-up which is qualitatively of a very high level and the competition can handle. He may, in addition, on multiple positions play. That is an additional advantage,” said Huiberts.

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Norwegian international Svensson (24) since his arrival in January is a good idea in AZ. The collection of Van Rhijn means according Huiberts not that Svensson will automatically be starting to lose it.

“With AZ, we have a certain goal: we want to top of pan,” explains Huiberts. “Then you’ll have to ensure that you can play on any position strongly occupied.”

“Ricardo is, in principle, a player who would be able to stand in AZ, but he knows his role. We have him clearly explained. It is up to him to show that he is better than his competitors.”

✅ UPDATE: Huurdeal completed.
Van Rhijn plays this season for AZ and is now training with the A-selection.
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09:10 – August 30, 2017


The technical director will look with a good feel to the transfer, that Thursday night lets connect. At the end of last week, the top teams in the Norwegian midfielder Fredrik Midtsjö from Rosenborg BK. Defender Jop van der Linden is likely to Willem II for rent.

“I’m satisfied with what we have done. We knew that pressure would come on two of our players: Ridgeciano Haps and Derrick Luckassen”, says Huiberts about the defenders, which, respectively, Feyenoord and PSV were sold. “That is gelukkg very early happened in the transferwindow.”

“As a result we were able to quickly divert to the players that we wanted. We have at the start of the league can see that we are good at.”

After a small defeat at PSV (3-2) won AZ or ADO Den Haag (2-0) and Vitesse (1-2), allowing the team of trainer John van den Brom, on the seventh place.

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