Jordy Clasie might move to AZ Alkmaar

There are reports in the Dutch press that Southampton player Jordy Clasie might be making a move to Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar. Since his arrival in England, the player has not had the best of seasons and had to spend last season on loan at Feyenoord.

It is believed that both Southampton, as well as the player, is open to a move and it is very unlikely that we will be seeing Jordy Clasie in England next season.

The player who is currently 27 years old said that it is important for him to be playing regularly and that there are many clubs that have made inquiries about his availability. He said that he will take some time to analyze all the offers that come his way and want to take the best decision for his career.

Jordy Clasie said that he came to England with big hopes but unfortunately for him, things did not go really well. He said that he needs to have a stable club as he feels that this is hindering his performance on the pitch.

He believes that fans have not seen what he can do on the pitch and that it is important for him to please the fans. He said that in his best interest it might be preferable that he leaves the club and seek another opportunity elsewhere.

He said that the Premier League is a very interesting and competitive league and that he has been happy to be part of it. He said that at the moment he will spend some time with his friends and his family and leave all the negotiations in the hands of his agent.

He wants to be ready and refresh before the start of the next season and give his best on the pitch.

FERNERBACHE SET TO SIGN CHELSEA ACE

According to reports from Turkey Fernerbache are looking to sign Chelsea loanee Victor Moses on a permanent deal. Victor Moses is currently on loan on at the Turkish Super League and has helped the club to pull away from the relegation zone.

According to reports from Turkey Fernerbache are looking to sign Chelsea loanee Victor Moses on a permanent deal. Victor Moses is currently on loan on at the Turkish Super League and has helped the club to pull away from the relegation zone.

It is understood that Fernerbache has made an initial offer of around €4 million for the former Nigerian International. Victor Moses is a cult hero for Chelsea as he was a key member in the Blues last Premier League triumph two seasons ago.

Reinvented as a wing-back by former Blues manager Antonio Conte Moses became a key figure in the Blues title win with impressive performances for the club. He was also a regular last season in an underwhelming season that ended with a FA Cup victory.  However, the arrival of Maurizio Sarri saw the player drop out of the first team as a result of the Italian tactician preference for a back four.

Moses still has two years left on his contract and Fernerbache are awaiting Chelsea’s response on their transfer bid.  Chelsea are in a crossroad as the club is currently hit with a FIFA ban on transfer which could affect the outcome of their decision on the Nigerian.

Meanwhile, in other news, Ajax have beaten the Blues to the signing of AZ Alkmaar hotshot Rio Hillen. According to reports from Dutch tabloid, Voetballzone Ajax have been able to convince the 16-year-old of a move to the club. It is understood that Chelsea, PSV and Borussia Dortmund were interested in the player but Hillen looks set to put pen to paper to a three-year deal at the Amsterdam Arena. Chelsea currently transfer ban could have cost the club as the Blues are unable to make transfers for the next two windows.

Victor Moses on a permanent deal. Victor Moses is currently on loan on at the Turkish Super League and has helped the club to pull away from the relegation zone.

It is understood that Fernerbache has made an initial offer of around €4 million for the former Nigerian International. Victor Moses is a cult hero for Chelsea as he was a key member in the Blues last Premier League triumph two seasons ago.

Reinvented as a wing-back by former Blues manager Antonio Conte Moses became a key figure in the Blues title win with impressive performances for the club. He was also a regular last season in an underwhelming season that ended with a FA Cup victory.  However, the arrival of Maurizio Sarri saw the player drop out of the first team as a result of the Italian tactician preference for a back four.

Moses still has two years left on his contract and Fernerbache are awaiting Chelsea’s response on their transfer bid.  Chelsea are in a crossroad as the club is currently hit with a FIFA ban on transfer which could affect the outcome of their decision on the Nigerian.

Meanwhile, in other news, Ajax have beaten the Blues to the signing of AZ Alkmaar hotshot Rio Hillen. According to reports from Dutch tabloid, Voetballzone Ajax have been able to convince the 16-year-old of a move to the club. It is understood that Chelsea, PSV and Borussia Dortmund were interested in the player but Hillen looks set to put pen to paper to a three-year deal at the Amsterdam Arena. Chelsea currently transfer ban could have cost the club as the Blues are unable to make transfers for the next two windows.

LIVERPOOL IN RACE FOR DUTCH DEFENDER

Liverpool have joined the race for highly-rated Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt according to news reports from Europe. De Ligt is considered as the best teenage defender and has been the subject of speculation across Europe.

The 19-year-old has captained Ajax this season and has been impressive in his performances alongside fellow countryman Frenkie De Jong.  This has attracted attention from the top teams in Europe as he is seen as the next best defender.

De Jong has already earned a move to Barcelona in the summer and it is believed that there is a four-way battle for De ligt’s signature. Liverpool, Barcelona, PSG and Real Madrid are believed to be interested in the Dutch international.

Liverpool are looking at the prospect of forming an elite partnership at the back with De Ligt and Van Dirk. Van Dirk is widely considered as the best defender in England and adding De Ligt to the backline would make for a formidable defence alongside Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

PSG are looking at revamping their defence after the latest disappointment in the Champions League and Thiago Silva is expected to play a reduced role next season. Barcelona have the edge as they have done business recently with the Dutch club and have a good relationship.

However, it would most likely come to who can pay the huge transfer fee that is likely to be placed on the defender. It is expected that a fee of around £60 million would be enough to purchase the player in the summer.

Liverpool last season splashed a record bid of £70 million to sign Van Dirk from Southampton and he has proven to be a bargain. It remains to be seen if the Reds are willing to splash the cash to get the Dutch defence.

AZ MAKE LIGHT WORK OF UTRECHT

AZ Alkmaar put themselves right back in the discussion for the top-four places, thanks to a comfortable win 3-0 against Utrecht in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Calvin Stengs was the cream of the crop for AZ on the night as his goal was the pick of the three goals – a beautiful solo goal that was executed to perfection. AZ fans must have been delighted to see Stengs play so well.

AZ Alkmaar went into the game fifth on the Eredivisie log following Vittese’s win the day before.

Surprisingly, there was no place for RiechedlyBazoer on the Utrecht starting lineup as the player was left on the bench, in favor of Nick Venema in the team.

On the other hand, there were no surprises for AZ when the team sheets were revealed, as Stengs spearheaded the attack as expected, alongside Mats Seuntjens and Oussam aIdrissi.

AZ began the game very much on the front foot and eventually went ahead on 36 minutes through Ricardo van Rhijn. The Dutch midfielder fired a cracking effort from distance that narrowly beat goalkeeper David Jensen.

The lead was double just before half time after Seuntjens received a long ball from midfield before tucking the ball home past a helpless Jensen. The goalkeeper must have wondered how this particularly one got in. He will be kicking himself for not saving that one! 2-0 the first half ended with AZ in full control.

There was a Utrecht change at halftime with Jean-Christophe Bahebeck coming on in place of the disappointing Venema.

We saw the pick of the goals in injury time however, as Stengs did well to glide a couple of challenges in the Utrecht defense before firing the ball past Jensen. That was Stengs first goal since returning from his long-term injury and the delight on his face during celebrations was clear for everyone to see.

Van Den Brom To Leave Az Alkmaar Club, Much Likely To Join Utrecht

Van Den Brom who is the longest-serving coach of the AZ Alkmaar in the Eredivisie is in charge of the club since the year 2014. But recently many doubts are raised regarding his continuation as the coach of the club and there are many speculations that he will leave the club. As per some reports, he will step down from the position of the coach at the end of this season.

He was a former professional footballer and even after retiring from professional football, his tryst with football continued as he became the manager of a football club and then a head coach of the AZ club. While he was a player, he had played for Ajax, Vitesse, Istanbulspor and De Graafschap. He was a great player but he is known as a coach more than a player.

The 52-year-old stalwart is having some issues with AFAS Stadion and things are not going in the right direction between them. The person who is most likely to be the successor of Brom is the current assistant to Van, named Arne Slot. Both Voetbal international and AD are reporting and claiming that after stepping down as the coach of AZ club, Van Den Brom will take over at the club of Utrecht as the reports suggested that there were talks between him and the owner of the club, Frans Van Seumeren.

Currently, Dick Advocaat is the head coach of the club of Utrecht and under him; the club has reached many milestones and has climbed to 4th position. But he has made it very clear that he will only stay until the conclusion of the campaign and thereafter he will say goodbye to the club. However, the news regarding Van’s leaving the club is not much authentic as no official confirmation has been made.

KNVP Cup 2nd Round: Heerenveen Survives And Scare As Az And Willem Ii Ease Through

The second round of the KNVB Cup continued on Wednesday evening with several Eredivisie sides in action. Below is a tour of all the results.

  • Heracles 0-2 Vitesse

Vitesse is safely in the coming round after a victory over Heracles in Almelo. Martin Odegaard set Vitesse on his way with a big strike for 40 minutes before the young attacker Thomas Buitink freezed the victory at the last minute.

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