The Athletic (subscription required) has recently reported that Barcelona are showing interest in PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo, who is also a reported AZ Alkmaar target. It is believed that the Catalan outfit could face competition from Arsenal, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in pursuit of the Dutch wing wizard in the summer.
The 22-year-old is enjoying a brilliant campaign in Dutch football after producing a series of eye-catching performances down the left flank. Gakpo has featured in 37 matches for the Dutch outfit this season, netting 16 goals and grabbing 15 assists across all competitions. Continue reading ” BARCELONA SHOWING INTEREST IN AZ ALKMAAR TARGET”
When you think about the impressive talent coming out of Netherlands, you think of talents coming out from clubs like Ajax FC and PSV Eindhoven. Jasper Karlsson has been tearing up the Eredivisie, but he does not play for wither club. The Az Alkmaar winger has scored eight goals, while also adding a further six league goals to announce himself to the world.
The 23-year-old Swedish joined the Netherland club from IF Elfsborg and has spent the last two years since his move showing Alkmaar that they made the right decision by securing his services. The young man’s talent is pretty obvious, with his style of play often likened to that of Cristiano Ronaldo during his early days at Manchester United. Continue reading “WOULD KARLSSON BUCK THE TREND AT ALKMAAR?”
Nigerian forward CyrielDessers scored the only goal of the game to give Feyenoord a slim win over AZ Alkmaar at home in their last outing as far as this season’s Dutch Eredivisie is concerned. The Super Eagles of Nigeria player came off the bench for the final eight minutes of the AZ Alkmaar game in place of Dutchman Brian Linssen and he was able to make his mark within a short space of time.
Dessers scored in the second minute of stoppage time to break AZ Alkmaar hearts and lead his team to an important victory in the chase for the league title. His goal achieved a 1-0 win for Feyenoord and also ended their run of three straight defeats against AZ Alkmaar. UEFA European Conference League campaigners AZ Alkmaar were winless in eight matches against Feyenoord before the start of a run of three successive wins. The impressive run of three straight victories came to an end thanks in part to the late strike from Dessers. Continue reading “FEYENOORD END AZ LOSING RUN”
AZ Alkmaar have extended their winning run to four games in all competitions after the big victory over FC Utrecht in the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday. AZ Alkmaar thrashed FC Utrecht 5-1 at home in the Dutch top flight thereby making it four wins in a row.
FC Utrecht were second best throughout the game and it reflected in the scoreline as AZ Alkmaar continue to climb the Dutch Eredivisie table after a poor start to the season. Alkmaar have now won their last three games in the league with the emphatic success recorded at the expense of FC Utrecht. Continue reading “AZ EXTEND WINNING RUN”
AZ Alkmaar failed in their bid to lure Joey Veerman to the club before the transfer window ended last week Tuesday. Inside Futbol reported how AZ Alkmaar made an offer to sign the SC Heerenveen midfielder and it was knocked back by his club via Dutch magazine Voetbal International.
French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Dutch Eredivisie outfit AZ Alkmaar for the signing of youngster Myron Boadu for an undisclosed fee. The young talent has finally chosen to sign for Monaco as he believes that is the club where he will get the most opportunities to continue his development. After a break-out season at Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie last season, he started drawing attention from a host of European clubs, with Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Chelsea all understood to have made inquiries about snapping him up from the Dutch league.
The youngster, who plays for the Netherlands youth team, rose through the ranks at Alkmaar and was promoted from the club’s youth academy after he was sighted as a player with a bright future because of the potential he showed during a training session with the senior team. His promotion to the first team was a well-earned one as he deserved every chance he was given to play for the senior side. Continue reading “MONACO CONFIRM THE SIGNING OF BOADU FROM AZ ALKMAAR”