The new coach of Vitesse, Peter Bosz, has gone on record as saying he is happy with the close relationship his club with Chelsea but also revealed there is a real possibility prized asset Marco Van Ginkel could leave this summer.
Speaking to Voetbal international, the 49 year old said the links they have with Chelsea has helped aid the Dutch club and it has given them a great depth of knowledge. Due to the Premier League club’s standing in world football Vitesse are able to receive information that has been beneficial to them in developing the club both on and off the field.
Bosz pointed out that Chelsea have been of a benefit to his club football-wise as they have allowed players to be leased to them. Chelsea had Gael Kakuta, Patrick Van Aanholt, and Tomas Kalas out on loan to Vitesse last season which highlighted the close ties they have with the Dutch club.
“Chelsea is an international top team with an incredible amount of knowledge”, Bosz said on the relationship they have with the West London Club. He's clearly very impressed with Chelsea and wants more loan players from them in the future.
Bosz also spoke about the future of Chelsea’s long term target Van Ginkel. He said that he wanted Vitesse to compete in the Dutch league but was resigned to the fact the youngster may be moving on. Voetbal International revealed in December that Chelsea were monitoring the progress of the Vitesse midfielder. Last season Chelsea had their Dutch based scouts watching the 20 year old due to his impact at the club in the last campaign, where he was seen as a stand out player in the team.
“Bony and Van Ginkel will perhaps leave, there will be other players coming in”, said the coach on his two prized players.
Van Ginkel’s performances last season for the Dutch club earned him his first international appearance for Holland when he made his debut in the goalless game against Germany last November. Holland coach Louis Van Gaal showed faith in the youngster by starting him in the match against their fiercest rivals. He was part of the Dutch team which reached this year’s semi finals in the Under 21’s European championships.
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Voetbal International is a Dutch weekly football magazine, they have reportedly excellently on Chelsea's relationship with Vitesse for some time. The latest issue is available in Dutch newsagents now, or you can subscribe online.