The Castellón membership makes official the hiring of the Dutch winger till 2026 after paying greater than 20 million euros to Bournemouth. “I am aware of what the club has spent and I appreciate it. I have to return it on the field and I am confident that I will do it,” says the participant
Unai emery He has already been capable of work this Thursday with the signing he was ready to go away his squad outlined. Arnaut danjuma (Lagos, Nigeria, 1997) has made his first coaching session with the yellow crew earlier than being formally offered after the settlement reached by Villarreal with Bournemouth to take over the providers of the Dutch winger, who has dedicated to the Castellón membership till June 30, 2026.
The footballer had traveled to Spanish lands on Wednesday to bear the related medical examination and end shaping his contract after the English membership accepted the most recent proposal from the Villarreal. The entity chaired by Fernando Roig offered a primary provide of 15 million euros however the Bournemouth initially set 25 million because the beginning worth of the footballer. Lastly, Villarreal has not needed to attain that determine, though it has not been far, because the switch has been closed at 20 million kilos (about 23.5 million euros).
On this method, Emery already has the band footballer he needed to finish the squad. Danjuma, 24, began enjoying within the decrease ranks of High Oss earlier than becoming a member of the youth ranks at PSV Eindhoven, though he didn’t make his debut with the primary crew.
From there he went to NEC Nijmegen, with which he did make his debut within the Eredivisie (first division of the Netherlands). Two years later he flew to Belgium after being signed by the Witches, with which he debuted within the Champions. After only one yr on the Belgian membership, he was transferred to Bournemouth, from the English Second Division, for simply over 16 million euros. By then, the brand new yellow footballer had already made his debut with the nationwide crew of Netherlands, from the hand of Ronald Koeman, though he has not been summoned since.
Two accidents marked his first season within the Premier, wherein he may solely play fifteen video games. Final season, nonetheless, he was one of many highlights of a Bournemouth that had descended and performed in Championship (the second English division). Danjuma performed a complete of 37 video games between the league, playoffs and FA Cup and scored 17 objectives, though they weren’t sufficient to realize promotion as his crew was eradicated within the semifinals towards Sergi Canós’ Brentford.
Though he’s right-handed, the Nigerian-born footballer acts primarily on the left wing, which is the place wherein Unai Emery intends to put him at Villarreal to present higher depth and the flexibility to unbalance the yellow crew’s assault sport.
“It is a very exciting challenge for me, I am aware of what the club has spent and I appreciate it. I have to return it on the field and I am confident that I will do it,” he defined throughout his presentation, wherein he was accompanied by his mom and sister.
From his first impressions after coaching with the crew, Danjuma burdened that “the most important thing is that the team is very close on and off the field.” “From there the team will grow, the teammates have a lot of confidence in each other. For me it is important that it is such a family club,” mentioned the brand new Villarreal participant.