FC Utrecht has strengthened itself for next season with Nick Viergever. The defender comes over from Greuther Fürth and signs a two-year contract in the Domstad, the club announced on Monday. known†
“With his qualities and experience, Nick is of added value to FC Utrecht in several respects,” said technical director Jordy Zuidam. “He is keen to contribute to the further development of FC Utrecht in the coming seasons.”
The 32-year-old Viergever was under contract with Greuther Fürth this season. With the German club he relegated from the Bundesliga without a chance. Before that, the left-footed defender was active at PSV for three years.
Viergever also previously played for Ajax, AZ and Sparta Rotterdam. In total, the three-time international of the Dutch national team played 450 matches in professional football, making him the most experienced player in the selection of FC Utrecht.
Viergever is considered the replacement for Willem Janssen at FC Utrecht. The captain will put an end to his career after the play-offs for European football. He will continue as technical director at VVV-Venlo after this season.
Viergever is FC Utrecht’s fourth reinforcement for next season. Previously, the disappointing number seven of the competition recorded Taylor Booth (Bayern Munich II), Luuk Brouwers (Go Ahead Eagles) and Joshua Rawlins (Perth Glory).