Soccer Star Alfreð Finnbogason to Remain at Heerenveen



Soccer Star Alfreð Finnbogason to Remain at Heerenveen

By Ásta Andrésdóttir
Alfreð Finnbogason

Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Soccer player Alfreð Finnbogason does not expect to leave his team, Heerenveen in the Netherlands now that the window on player trading is about to close. Speculations have circulated about him joining various European soccer teams.

With 19 goals and five assists in 17 games, Alfreð is by far the highest scoring player in the Dutch division. His performance has been widely talked about and he has been rumored to join Spain’s Villareal, Italy’s Lazio and AC Milan and English teams Cardiff, Everton, Newcastle, West Ham and more.  Alfreð told RÚV that there is no indication that he will be sold before the season is over.  Heerenveen is in great financial difficulty, according to Its sources claim that the club wants at least ISK 1 billion (USD 8 million, EUR 6 million) for Alfreð.  Related:

09.01.2014 | Two Icelanders in Nordic Starting XI 
20.12.2013 | Celtic Boss with Eyes on Icelandic Strikers
30.09. 2013 | Alfreð Can’t Stop Scoring

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