Karim Rekik joins on a one-year loan from Manchester City

10 juli 2013 11:00
18-year-old Manchester City defender Karim Rekik has joined PSV on a one-year loan-deal. He signed a one-year contract at De Herdgang training facilities in the presence of PSV technical director Marcel Brands on Wednesday morning, before he started training with the senior squad. Rekik has been given the No.3 shirt.

: Karim Rekik at De Herdgang training facilities on Wednesday morning. : Karim Rekik at De Herdgang training facilities on Wednesday morning.
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Rekik: “I’m very happy to be here”

The defender has been given the No.3 shirt. After putting pen to paper on a one-year loan deal, he told PSV TV at De Herdgang training facilities: “I’m very happy to be here. I had a very warm welcome and will do my very best to win the title with PSV. I want to become a better player. We have a great manager and we have a good potential to challenge everyone. I’m looking forward to the new season”, said the new signing.

Karim Rekik signed a one-year contract in the presence of Marcel Brands. Karim Rekik signed a one-year contract in the presence of Marcel Brands.
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Promising youngster

Rekik, who lifted the European Under-16 Championship crown in 2011, is regarded as one of the most promising youngsters in the Netherlands. He joined English top club Manchester City from Feyenoord in 2011 at the age of sixteen. Rekik spent the 2011/12 season on loan with Portsmouth FC and last season he had a loan stint with Blackburn Rovers, another Championship club. The defender made his Premier League debut for Manchester City in a 1-0 win, at home to Reading FC on 22 December 2012.

Rekik has become an official player of PSV after signing a one-year loan deal. Rekik has become an official player of PSV after signing a one-year loan deal.


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