Feyenoord loses defender Jeremiah St. Juste for at least 9 million euros to FSV Mainz, VI reports Tuesday evening. The amount can still amount to 12 million euros.
Earlier in the day, the management of 22-year-old St. Juste, who is going to sign for four years, confirmed to the AD that the Bundesliga club was deeply interested. According to VI , the transition will be completed on Wednesday.
Two years ago St. Juste went for about 4.8 million euros from sc Heerenveen to Feyenoord. In Rotterdam he came to fifty official duels, in which he scored six times and gave three assists.
The defender would be the third base player of last season to leave Feyenoord this summer. Tonny Vilhena signed with the Russian FK Krasnodar and Robin van Persie stopped.
In addition, mercenaries Jordy Clasie (Southampton) and Cuco Martina (Everton) returned to their club. Clasie now plays for AZ.
Feyenoord Thursday against Dinamo Tbilisi
St. Juste finished last season with Feyenoord in the Eredivisie. The club of the new trainer Jaap Stam started the new season on Sunday with a disappointing 2-2 draw against fellow Sparta.
On Thursday Feyenoord will face the Georgian Dinamo Tbilisi in its third heat of the Europa League. In addition to St. Juste, Stam defensively does not have the injured Sven van Beek, while also playing Eric Botteghin is uncertain.
The competition in De Kuip starts at 7.30 p.m. Three days later Feyenoord visits Heerenveen in the second round of the Eredivisie.
See also: All completed summer transfers in the Eredivisie