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Koopmeiners is on the lists of many clubs including Inter

Wed 31 March 2021 | 20:04

AZ Alkmaar captain Teun Koopmeiners has attracted a lot of attention from top European clubs including Inter, according to his agent.

AZ Alkmaar

captain

Teun Koopmeiners

has been able to score 17 goals and provide seven assists this season and clubs like

Inter

, Napoli, and Roma have all been linked with a move for him in recent weeks.

When

Bart Baving

, Koopmeiners’ agent, was asked whether Inter’s interest in Koopmeiners was true, he told

FcInterNews

:

“Koopmeiners is on the lists of many clubs in Europe’s top five leagues and Inter are one of them.

“I haven’t spoken directly to the Nerazzurri yet but it’s still early in the season and we’ll see what happens in the next few months.

“For now, Teun is focused on AZ Alkmaar and the Dutch national team.”

Baving has previously said that Koopmeiners was a fan of Serie A and Italian football in general. 

He was then asked if Koopmeiners’ next step would be at Italy’s top flight.

“Teun’s passing ability, build-up play, tactical intelligence, physical strength, and mentality would help him adapt to all types of leagues, Serie A included,” he argued.

“I have no doubt he has all the qualities to make a big impact at any club, he is intelligent on and off the pitch.

“Teun loves going to Italy on holiday; he likes their lifestyle, the weather, and the fans’ passion for football there.

“I can’t give you a price tag but when this season finishes he’ll still have two years on his deal at AZ Alkmaar.

“He’s more than ready to take the next step in his career.”

He was also asked to describe his client for those who had not seen his play.

“It’s always difficult to compare players but he’s similar to Toni Kroos, Jorginho, Nemanja Matic, or Manuel Locatelli,” he added.

“The only difference is Teun will score more goals than any of these players,”

Koopmeiners has been able to score four goals in their last six league games and his club are currently third in the Eredivisie table.


source: SportMob