Piet Velthuizen stands for a lightning return in the Eredivisie. Fortuna Sittard trainer Sjors Ultee thinks in the short term he can appeal to the experienced goalkeeper, who needs to replace Yanick van Osch and Alexei Koselev.
Fortuna has acute goalkeeper problems, now that Van Osch is out of play with an injury in the coming weeks and Koselev is working on a transfer abroad. On Wednesday, Velthuizen reported in Sittard and the experienced Nijmegenaar (34) immediately impressed Ultee. “Piet is quite fit”, let the trainer record by Football International.
Velthuizen, who was released once for the Dutch team, was active at AZ and Telstar in the last few years, but for both clubs he did not hold official matches. Fortuna is likely to change quickly. According to VI there is a great chance that Velthuizen will be below the Limburgse bar against FC Groningen on Sunday. “In the coming days we look and talk further, we also want to know how Piet himself is in it”, says Ultee.