AZ will get ‘one of many higher strikers within the Eredivisie’: Grie…

Pavlidis last season as a player for Willem II in a duel with AZ attacker Jesper Karlsson.

Pavlidis final season as a participant for Willem II in a duel with AZ attacker Jesper Karlsson.© Picture ANP

Jeroen Haarsma


AZ has the specified offensive reinforcement. Willem II striker Vangelis Pavlidis signed a four-year contract in Alkmaar on Friday.

The 22-year-old attacker has impressed in Tilburg in current seasons. Final season he was good for twelve league objectives on behalf of Willem II. That membership picked up the Greek in 2019 from the German Bochum.

Willem II then paid a number of hundred thousand for Pavlidis. The membership now receives a a number of of that from Alkmaar for the fourteen-time Greek worldwide; who was nonetheless underneath contract with the Brabanders till the summer time of 2022.

The swap from Pavlidis to AZ had been within the air for a while. The striker has to compete with Myron Boadu; amongst others. After the departure of Ferdy Druijf – on a rental foundation to KV Mechelen – AZ wanted an additional attacker within the choice.

Along with Boadu; Albert Gudmundsson can play as a striker. Jelle Duin additionally will get an opportunity from coach Pascal Jansen on this preparation; however he nonetheless has to persuade. By the way; Pavlidis can even play from the wing.

With the arrival of the Greek; AZ can be anticipating a attainable departure of Calvin Stengs or Myron Boadu. The pair are linked to varied golf equipment overseas; though a switch isn’t but within the works.

Max Huiberts; director of soccer affairs at AZ; calls Pavlidis ‘one of many higher strikers within the competitors’. ;;Furthermore; there may be nonetheless quite a lot of time in his improvement.* The acquisition at AZ will have an effect on his compatriot and fellow worldwide Pantelis Hatzidiakos; with whom Pavlidis says he had frequent contact in current instances.

Child brother

It’s putting that the brother of the Greek worldwide; Vasilios Pavlidis; may additionally swap to AZ. He performed for the German Schalke 04 final season. The 18-year-old defender made his debut in Schalke’s first workforce.

On Saturday afternoon; AZ will play a follow match towards the Belgian high membership Anderlecht.

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