AFELLAY Will PLAY AGAIN IN THE PHILIPS STADION
The ex of the Barça Ibrahim Afellay returns home and index card by the PSV Eindhoven
Published:20/06/2019 - 10:57h
Updated:20/06/2019 - 10:57h
In 2011 it turned into an interesting opportunity for the FC Barcelona, but did not attain to consolidate and left after several cessions. After giving some important twists to his career, Ibrahim Afellay returns with 33 years to the club that saw him be born, the PSV Eindhoven
They remain still some days for the opening of the market of signings of the summer 2019, but the clubs continue closing agreements. The majority of them will activate after the next 30 June, but the future of the free agents also has gone in at stake and are not few those that treat to make some promising incorporations to very low cost.
The one who finds in this situation is the PSV Eindhoven, that has confirmed the contracting of Ibrahim Afellay. To his 33 years, the born footballer in Utrecht returns to the Philips Stadion, where debuted in the football of elite. After a marked career by the injuries and the altibajos, his bond will extend during the next season waiting for signing possible renewals.
The midfield player gave the jump to the FC Barcelona in January of 2011 of form very similar, since it finish agreement with the 'boeren' and the Barcelona credited hardly 3 million euros to do with his services. The crack did not attain to consolidate and after a campaign and average with little prominence was yielded to the Schalke 04, where neither reached the regularity that looked for.
After another practically unpublished year in the City Condal, in 2014 tested with another loan to Olympiacos, in which it exhausted his agreement with the culés. After the go through Greece, mudó to the Premier League, in which it completed three courses more in the Stoke City in which they pursued him the injuries before a rescission with one accord. Then it decided to train with the PSV, and now has obtained his prize.
"After years of big setbacks, is genial have this opportunity in the PSV", has aimed the Dutch in a communiqué. The footballer does not renounce to contribute his granite of sand to the team that directs Mark go Bommel, and the club has ensured that has surpassed without problems the medical review: "Ibrahim has had moments very difficult, but now is again in shape".
The Barça could go back to 'fish' in the market of free agents
Years after the bet by Afellay, the Barça could go back to 'fish' in the market of free agents, this time without paying a symbolic quantity and hiring directly to a footballer that the next 30 June will remain without team. The Athletic of Madrid will not renew to Filipe Luis and the Catalans see him like an ideal reinforcement for his left side, where could support to Jordi Alba that it does not have spare in the first team.