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Beerschot Wilrijk gets new playmaker in Sweden

Beerschot Wilrijk has a new transfer is completed. It takes Diego Montiel from the Swedish resembled Orgryte. There scored the 23-year-old playmaker last season, 13 goals and handed out 15 assists. At Beerschot Wilrijk he will sign a contract for 2.5 seasons, with option for two additional years. He pulls next Wednesday on a internship to Spain.

Diego Montiel was in the Supperetan, the Swedish second division, voted best player of last season.

“Last season was the breakthrough for Diego. With those numbers, he was very decisive for his team. And that is not self-evident in the Swedish second class”, says director Jan Van Winckel. “We are also pleased that he, from a series of offers, for us to choose. Just like the newcomers at the start of the season came, Montiel a talented player that we have a long-term contract offer. This transfer fits in perfectly with our vision, and given the fact that he is end of contract was, is this an opportunity that we could not let lie.”

“Montiel is a real playing point guard. It is a type of player that we are definitely able to use it in this core,” says coach Stijn Vreven. “We have to be careful. He will undoubtedly be a period of adjustment and need. That we can afford because the society is running well at this time. On the other hand, we lost Vancamp at that position. There had to be new injuries or suspensions, we have possibly an alternative in the shorter term.”

“I’m supergemotiveerd and go to work hard to be ready when the team me. That I go to a club Beerschot, is for me an important step and a great experience. I have a very good feeling with this club and with the transition. It clicked immediately with Stijn Vreven and Hernan Losada”, said the Swede, who is so immediately at home on the Keel.

“I love this kind of players. He has an action in the house but also retains the overview. Vista is the first thing I noticed. Therefore, he has as many assists behind his name. We need him for the opportunity and the time to adapt but I am sure that he can break through. Our supporters go to the playing style of Diego appreciate”, thinks Hernan Losada finally.

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