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Aberdeen complete signing of Dutch winger Vicente Besuijen

The 20-year-old makes the move to Pittodrie from ADO Den Haag.

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Aberdeen manager Stephen Glass has said the club has secured an “exciting talent”.

Aberdeen have completed the signing of Dutch winger Vicente Besuijen, with manager Stephen Glass saying the club has secured an “exciting talent”.

The 20-year-old has joined the Dons on a four-and-a-half year deal from Eerste Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag, where he has netted six goals and contributed 10 assists over the last two seasons.

Besuijen, a Dutch youth international, started his career in the Netherlands which included a two-year spell at the Ajax academy, before a three-year spell with Roma.

Glass was delighted to have snapped up the highly-regarded player, saying that the club “fought hard to secure” the young winger.

He said: “Vicente is a very exciting talent and a player the club fought hard to secure as we believe he has a bright future in the game.

“This is an important piece of investment, similar to when Lewis Ferguson and Ross McCrorie arrived at the Club, and it aligns with our commitment to give young players a clear pathway in their careers.

“It is vital we continue to strike the correct balance between experience and youth, but we believe Vicente is a player who will continue to flourish, and we’re delighted he has decided to come to Pittodrie.

“It was clear in discussions that he had a desire to pull on the red jersey and is excited about representing Aberdeen.

“We look forward to working with Vicente to continue his development.”

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