Ritsu Doan this season, good for four goals and two assists in fifteen duels.
The midfielder is included in the selection of Japan for the battle for the Asia Cup. That will take place from 5 January to 1 February in the United Arab Emirates. Doan made earlier this autumn made its debut in the selection of national coach Hajime Moriyasu.
Doan (20) was last season already rented of Gamba Osaka and last summer finally taken over by the Groningen fc. Southampton defender Maya Yoshida, the former VVV-Venlo, was also called.
Notable absent are attacker Shinji Okazaki (Leicester City) and Shinji Kagawa, currently not much playing midfielder of Borussia Dortmund. Japan in the group stage against Turkmenistan, Oman, and Uzbekistan.
Lump sum Doan at least ten million euro