Dankerlui signs with Groningen, Heerenveen commits Anderlecht midfielder | Right away
FC Groningen joined Damil Dankerlui on Monday. The 23-year-old Amsterdam eram comes from Willem II. Sc Heerenveen signed the lease of Anderlecht midfielder Sieben Dewaele.
The multifunctional Dankerlui signed for four years in Groningen and will play at Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadium with the number two and the surname of his mother Wadilie on his jersey.
Dankerlui made his debut for Jong Ajax in the 2013–2014 season, but never played for the Amsterdam team.
In the winter of the 2017/2018 season, the defender moved to Willem II. In 2.5 years he played 55 games and four goals in the Eredivisie for the Tilburger.
With Dankerlui, Groningen has prepared for the departure of Deyovaisio Zeefuik. The defender is looking for a transfer to Hertha BSC.
After Arjen Robben (transfer-free), Wessel Dammers (acquired by Fortuna Sittard) and Ko Itakura (again on loan from Manchester City), Dankerlui is the fourth summer acquisition for the Pride of the North.
Heerenveen commits Dewaele from Anderlecht
Heerenveen signed Dewaele for a season at Anderlecht. The defensive midfielder played 15 games for Belgium’s top club in the Jupiler Pro League last season, all of them in charge. After the winter break, the 21-year-old Belgian did not take any more approach.
Dewae’s contract with Anderlecht runs until mid-2022. The Belgian youth international, who has also passed the youth academy of the 34-time national champion, starts his first adventure in Heerenveen with another club.
For Heerenveen, Dewaele is the first acquisition for next season. The Frisians have also been linked to goalkeeper Erwin Mulder, although his arrival has not yet been officially confirmed by the Eredivisionist.
Heerenveen will play the first exhibition game on August 15 when coach Johnny Jansen visits De Graafschap’s team. After that, Heerenveen also expects friendlies with FC Utrecht and PEC Zwolle, after which the club starts the Eredivisie season on 12 September with a home game against Willem II.