CHELSEA SIGN DUTCH FOOTBALL WONDERKID

Premier League champs Chelsea have snapped Dutch football wonderkid Daishawn Redan ahead of rivals, according to reports in England.


The whizkid is expected to join the Cobham academy where he would continue with his development.

The Blues defeated local rivals the RedDevils and the Citizens, and German side RB Leipzig to get the lad. Reports in the Netherlands say Redan has signed a contract with Stamford Bridge as several clubs joggled for his signature.

The Dutch youth international would resume at the club from July 1, after turning 16 in February. The youngster, who featured for the Dutch Under 17, preferred the Cobham route that has produced successful results in recent year. The youth side won the UEFA Youth League in 2015 and 2016.

Though there is a poor record of the youth players making it to the senior team, Redan feels he would get the best training and exposure there then decide on his future later.

The head of youth at Ajax Said Ouaali said the club has mapped out a path for him to follow aside discussing this with the player and the Chelsea management. Continue reading CHELSEA SIGN DUTCH FOOTBALL WONDERKID

Kuyt not satisfied with result

Feyenoord captain Dirk Kuyt has stated that he is not happy with the draw against Ajax.


He believes that his side played better than the draw they earned against Ajax and said that he was disappointed with the result. He said that Feyenoord has numerous chances to win the game especially in the first half and believes that his teammates should have done better.

He said that it is sad that they have missed several chances to take the lead and then they find themselves conceding a goal. He stated that the goal they conceded was a blow for the team and thought that they could have done better.

He has however praised the character of the team and said that it is this attitude that has allowed them to come back into the game. Indeed Dirk Kuyt scored the equalizing goal in the closing stage of the match to help his team snatch a well-earned point.  He said that the cross was perfect from his teammate and he made his best in order to connect with the ball, and fortunately he was able to score this important goal. Continue reading Kuyt not satisfied with result