Saints loan Clasie to Club Brugge

first_imgTransfers Southampton loan Clasie to Club Brugge Joe Wright Last updated 2 years ago 02:49 8/31/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) jordy clasie - cropped Getty Images Transfers Southampton Club Brugge Premier League The midfielder has left the Saints to join Club Brugge on a season-long loan, having fallen out of favour at St. Mary’s Stadium Southampton have loaned midfielder Jordy Clasie to Club Brugge for the 2017-18 season.The Netherlands international was signed two years ago from Feyenoord for a reported fee of £8 million.Southampton top southern club – 1/4 Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina He made only 16 Premier League appearances last term and has yet to feature under Mauricio Pellegrino, prompting links with a possible move to Crystal Palace.Saints have allowed the 26-year-old to join the Belgian Pro-League leaders, which they say will help to foster a stronger relationship between the clubs.Vice-chairman Les Reed told the club’s website: “We have an extremely strong and deep group of midfielders here at Southampton, meaning there is significant competition for places in the team.”We feel it is beneficial to give Jordy the chance to play regular first-team football over the coming months. This move to a strong Club Brugge side will allow him to do that at a high level.”This is also an opportunity to develop a relationship for the longer term with Club Brugge, one of Europe’s top football clubs, who regularly qualify for European competition.”We will remain in regular contact with Jordy throughout the loan spell and will be closely monitoring his progress and performances during his time in Belgium, as we do with all our loanees.”We wish Jordy and Club Brugge the very best for the rest of the season and hope to see him help them to another Jupiler Pro League title.”last_img read more