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Return to FC Twente beckons for the Lions

FC Twente is busy to Ted van Leeuwen to pick back up as technical boss. Van Leeuwen was from June 2015 to October 2016 is already active as technical manager at the club from Enschede and moved then to the Danish Esbjerg.

Ted van Leeuwen

After the club last season were relegated, managed to Esbjerg last weekend, under the guidance of trainer John Lammers to return at the highest Danish level. Despite the sporting success is Esbjerg open to the technical director to return to the Netherlands. Sources around the Danish club can count on a speedy departure of Van Leeuwen.

Earlier thanked Fred Rutten for the role of technical director at FC Twente. Rutten was by the leadership of FC Twente regarded as the droomkandidaat to the club to rebuild, but chose to be with the Israeli Maccabi Haifa to stay. Is Rutten joined the board of directors with the portfolio of technical matters. So he can in the background still influence. From that point of view it is favorable that Rutten and Van Leeuwen a good relationship from their joint time at Vitesse.

Van Leeuwen is also a good friend of Marino Pusic, who is the best paper for the coming season as trainer for the group. Van Leeuwen was chief technical officer at Vitesse, then Pusic there was active as a youth coach and he was the one that the Croat in 2015 as an assistant of trainer Rene Hake to Enschede took.

FC Twente is urgently looking for technical know-how in order for the coming season in the First Division a kampioenswaardige selection to build. After the dismissal of coach-cum-technical manager Gertjan Verbeek and the evasion of technical director Jan van Halst has a head of scouting Evert Bleuming the last period as the interim technical director served.

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