FC Utrecht takes the Werder Bremen defender, ADO let Duplan (35)

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FC Utrecht has Wednesday reinforced with defender Leon Guwara of Werder Bremen. The German draws until mid-2021, with an option on an extra season. Competitiegenoot ADO Den Haag is going after three years no further with Edouard Duplan.

Utrecht-gain Guwara played two official matches in the first team of Werder, that the 21-year-old jeugdinternational in the season 2016/2017 with SV Darmstadt lent and this season at 1.FC Kaiserslautern where.

“Leon is a full that in terms of playing style fits the type of football that FC Utrecht aspires to. He is defensively strong and has a good speed, he has a lot of power and drive forward”, says director of football cases Jordy Zuidam on the website of FC Utrecht.

“In the powerful Bundesliga and also very challenging Second Bundesliga he gained experience over the years. We are proud that a player with his qualities and potential for us has been chosen and the confidence to join FC Utrecht to develop.”


Guwara is the third reinforcement of Utrecht explained earlier, midfielder Joris van Overeem (AZ) and goalkeeper Maarten Paes (NEC) for next season. On the other hand, the departure of Zakaria Labyad to Ajax and Yassin Ayoub to Feyenoord.

Currently, Utrecht Vitesse embroiled in a battle for a ticket for the qualifying round of the Europa League. The ‘Domstedelingen’ lost the heenduel in the finals of the playoffs Tuesday night with a 3-2. The return in the Utrecht Galgenwaard stadium is Saturday at 20.45 hours.

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Former Utrecht attacker, Duplan needs to find a new club, because ADO has decided that the contract of the now 35-year-old Frenchman not to renew. Duplan played three years for the Hague.

“Although the age is becoming more and more a role for him to play, he can absolutely still be a great football player. We are therefore convinced that he is for other clubs, yet a surplus value can be”, says manager football cases Jeffrey of Ashes on the site of ADO.

“Édouard is an example for all young and old players. He shows like no other see how you can best deal with disappointments. We will him all the surfaces are going to miss and probably will in the future in a different role back at ADO Den Haag.”

Duplan played 84 official matches for ADO, of which he has five times scored and 22 assists. He played in the Netherlands previously for RBC Roosendaal, Sparta Rotterdam and FC Utrecht.

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