Marc Overmars was relying on a breakthrough at Ajax, says Gerry Hamstra, technical supervisor of sc Heerenveen. The membership employed the defender final 12 months and needed an possibility to purchase, however Ajax didn’t agree with that.
“Marc Overmars was satisfied that Sven would make it”, Hamstra tells it Algemeen Dagblad. Botman has acquired lots of criticism on his recreation previously 12 months. “Sven usually first seems on the qualities he lacks. Is he quick and agile sufficient? Can he play with area in his again?”
However Hamstra sees that Botman has every little thing a ‘pure defender’ ought to have the ability to do. “He’s good at dueling, heads, is an actual winner and might throw himself for it on the final minute. If Sven stands in entrance of you: that is Sven. Very strong, dependable, doesn’t do loopy issues. Additionally in his persona. He’s a person of few phrases.
Botman’s breakthrough at Ajax didn’t come. The membership offered him to OSC Lille and in France he’s going like lightning. Hamstra says overseas golf equipment take a look at defending otherwise. “You could have to have the ability to duel and get rid of your man. Within the Netherlands you need to supply your self, play between the strains. Within the Dutch league he needed to make a step in that course. Whether or not he suits higher within the Ligue 1? Perhaps. He proves that. -who can effortlessly compete in a robust competitors. “