STVV has Tuesday the arrival of the Japanese defender Yuta Koike announced. The 21-year-old Koike is about the Ryutsu Keizai University. He previously played for the Japanese club Kashima Antlers.
For STVV Koike is the fourth Japanese in the core, after defender Takehiro Tomiyasu and midfielders Takahiro Sekine and Wataru Endo. The Limburg club last season acquired by the Japanese investment group DMM.
Sint-Truiden ended the regular season last season as the tenth. This year opened the Truienaars with four puntendelingen in a row.