FC Utrecht strengthened itself on Tuesday with Hidde ter Avest. The 23-year-old proper again comes over from Udinese instantly. Sc Heerenveen secured the companies of defender Rami Kaib.
Kaib fifth winter buy Heerenveen
Ter Avest returns to the Eredivisie at Utrecht after 2.5 years, after exchanging FC Twente for Udinese in the summertime of 2018 after ten years. He got here to precisely 100 official matches for the tukkers.
He signed a contract with Udinese till mid-2022, however he hardly obtained round to enjoying this season specifically. In complete, Ter Avest performed 39 video games in Serie A and three video games within the Coppa Italia, wherein he didn’t rating.
The previous youth worldwide will play with quantity 5 in Station Galgenwaard and might make his debut on Saturday within the house sport towards Heracles Almelo.
“Hidde is a participant with a very good competitors mentality, lots of operating means and a drive forwards,” stated technical director Jordy Zuidam. “Regardless of his age of 23, he has lots of expertise within the Eredivisie. At a younger age he was already captain of FC Twente, which says one thing about his character. In Serie A he has grow to be a extra full participant.”
FC Utrecht began the season with nice ambitions, however partly resulting from no fewer than 9 attracts in sixteen league matches, the workforce of coach René Hake is colorless tenth within the rankings. The Domstedelingen got here out of the winter break badly on Tuesday with a 1-0 loss towards Vitesse.
Heerenveen has already secured the fifth reinforcement within the winter switch interval with left again Kaib. The 23-year-old Swede comes over from IF Elfsborg and signed a contract in Friesland till the summer season of 2024.
Within the Abe Lenstra Stadium, Kaib is reunited with defender Ibrahim Dresevic, who has been enjoying for Heerenveen since January 2019. Between 2015 and 2019 they performed collectively at Elfsborg. Heerenveen additionally beforehand took gamers akin to Lasse Nilsson and Arber Zeneli away from the Swedish membership.
Technical supervisor Gerry Hamstra was delighted to recruit Kaib. “Rami is a contemporary left again: he has velocity, sees the sport and has a robust left leg. With him we herald a participant who has lots of vitality.”
Earlier this winter, Heerenveen already signed Siem de Jong, Syb van Ottele, Ariel Harush and Tibor Halilovic. The Frisians began effectively within the Eredivisie season, however are actually enjoying rather a lot much less. After fifteen video games, the workforce of coach Johnny Jansen is in eighth place.