Feyenoord Play Down Ooijer Rumours
Blackburn Rovers defender Andre Ooijer has been linked with a return to Dutch football with Feyenoord, but their coach Bert Van Marwijk has played this down.
The Dutch International, who endured a torrid start to his Rovers career, overcame that hurdle to become a major part of the Rovers defence last season before a broken leg ended his season in January. Since then Ryan Nelsen has returned to fitness and Christopher Samba has been signed (and been superb!), so he has found it difficult to command a regular starting place this term, hence the talk of a return to Holland, where it was alledged that Feyenoord had (or at least would) make and offer for Ooijer, however, although this has not been ruled out, it has been played down.
Van Marwijk told Voetbal International: "We are always looking at ways of strengthening all areas.
"But at this moment we have not got in contact with any player."
The veteran defender is in the final year of his Rovers contract so it is quite possible that he will move on, if so whether this is in January or next summer only time will tell.
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