Jürgen Eckelenkamp tells Membership Brugge he is selecting Antwerp

Jürgen Eckelenkamp (22) continues to be not transferring to Membership Brugge. The midfielder informed Blau-Zwart that he was refusing the switch and selecting Antwerp. With Jan Breidel, they had been able to signal him for 4 years, however the Dutchman didn’t settle for this supply.

Jürgen Eckelenkamp was already on Antwerp’s want listing this summer time. Marc Overmars thought-about the previous Ajax participant to strengthen midfield, however his present membership, Hertha Berlin, had been initially reluctant to let him go. Within the meantime, the state of affairs had modified, however it appeared that he wouldn’t be picked up by the Nice Outdated One, however by Brugge. Blau-Zwart has additionally been following him for fairly a while and has moved ahead in current days – partially due to his versatile profile, at the least that is the way it sounded in Bruges.

Within the morning, Eckelenkamp closed the case, permitting the Nice Outdated One to finish the take care of Hertha Berlin. The 2 golf equipment have already reached an settlement, and a four-year contract can also be prepared in Antwerp, as is the case with Brugge.

Eckelenkamp additionally knowledgeable the Bruges board of this resolution. It’s reported that one of many causes was that he most popular to cooperate with Antwerp coach Marc van Bommel. “It isn’t concerning the cash,” mentioned Mo Xing (ICM/Stellar), the participant’s agent. “There was an settlement between Membership Brugge and Hertha however after an evening’s sleep it was a alternative primarily based on the historical past of Overmars and van Bommel.”

The Dutchman has performed as a defensive, management and attacking midfielder previously. His first season within the Bundesliga did not go as deliberate – he performed simply 765 minutes – however he needs to show himself once more in Belgium.

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