Okoye open to Eredivisie’s return, talks about bench position at Watford


Tremendous Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye is open to a return to the Netherlands if his state of affairs at Watford stays unchanged.

Maduka Okoye exchanged Sparta Rotterdam for Watford over the summer season, 8 months after the deal was agreed in January.

However since he made the transfer from the Dutch top-flight league to England’s second-division league he has discovered life very robust as he’s solely seen as a reserve participant at Watford.

It’s so unhealthy that the 23-year-old is but to play a single league sport and has lower than 4 appearances to his title in Watford colors.

In an interview with Voetbal Primeur, Maduka Okoye lamented his state of affairs at Watford, and open the doorways to a transfer again to the Netherlands.

“Each goalkeeper who goes from the Netherlands to England has some beginning issues. I used to be additionally informed that I’ll have the time and area to adapt to the extent and to a brand new nation and new competitors in order that I can ultimately make the transfer. Some issues are totally different in England than within the Netherlands, simply take the bodily distinction.

“Sports activities-wise it hasn’t labored out as I had hoped, however we’re sticking to the plan. No, it’s definitely not straightforward. It’s fairly robust, I’ve to inform you very actually. At Sparta, I performed each week and now I’m on the sofa, that was one thing I needed to get used to. Then you definitely come residence with a unique feeling than while you play each week, take balls out of the objective and get compliments. However that can also be soccer and is simply a part of it.

“I’m nonetheless 100% behind my switch as a result of I did properly within the Eredivisie and naturally couldn’t stick with Sparta perpetually. I simply preserve working laborious and need to present myself. We hope to be promoted to Watford within the Premier League. It’s going to be troublesome, however we preserve believing in it.

“We’ll see what occurs. My contract runs till 2027, so something is feasible. Possibly I will likely be rented out, or not, I don’t know but. The Eredivisie? Sure, that appears like one thing to me “The golf equipment within the Netherlands know me properly from Sparta and know what they’ll do with me. We’ll see. For now I’m simply focusing fully on Watford and the video games we’re going to play.”



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