Danny Buijs does not lose sleep over the rumors circulating about his future at FC Groningen.

The coach's contract expires after this season and the Eredivisie club is already looking for a successor.

"The rumors don't do much for me. It's very simple: my contract ends. If the club decides to appoint another trainer because they think it is better, then that is their right," Buijs said before the game on Friday evening. of FC Groningen against PEC Zwolle (1-1) in conversation with



The 39-year-old Buijs has been a trainer of Groningen since the summer of 2018.

In his first two seasons, he led the 'Pride of the North' to a place in the bottom left row.

Last season FC Groningen finished seventh and the club qualified for the play-offs for a ticket for the second preliminary round of the Conference League.

This season FC Groningen is not going well yet.

The formation remained without a win against PEC for the eleventh time this season and currently occupies twelfth place, increasing the pressure on Buijs and also speculating about his future.

The Dagblad van het Noorden

reported this week that behind the scenes FC Groningen would have thrown a line at Go Ahead Eagles trainer Kees van Wonderen, who has an expiring contract in Deventer.

Danny Buijs does not yet know whether he will still be a trainer of FC Groningen next season.

Danny Buijs does not yet know whether he will still be a trainer of FC Groningen next season.

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Rumors are sometimes true, sometimes not

Under the leadership of Van Wonderen, Go Ahead Eagles is doing well this season for the time being.

'Kowet', which forced promotion to the Eredivisie last season, is in ninth place after fourteen rounds.

Buijs is also aware of the speculation about his position.

"There are often rumors in football. Sometimes they are true, and sometimes not. It doesn't matter to me. I have to do one thing and that is perform with this team," said the trainer, who is at least himself knows nothing about his future.

"I assume that they will tell me if they make the choice for a different trainer, but I have not heard anything concrete yet. sit down at the table."

Buijs played for FC Groningen for two years in his playing career, where he is working on his first job as head coach at the highest level.

The former midfielder stood for the group of amateur club Kozak Boys between 2014 and 2018.

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