Euro Football Rumours

Hamburg set to sign Sparta Rotterdam defender Rick van Drongelen

Hamburg are set to sign Sparta Rotterdam defender Rick van Drongelen, according to the football transfer rumours in Dutch Media (Football Oranje).

The Netherlands international has joined Sparta Rotterdam in 2012. The 18-year-old has a valid contract with Sparta Rotterdam until June 2019.

Rick van Drongelen made 49 appearances across all competitions for Sparta Rotterdam, scoring one goal and supplying one assist in return.


Rick van Drongelen
Rick van Drongelen


The 18-year-old is considered to be one of the best young defenders in Netherlands.

Rick van Drongelen has represented Netherlands at Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 level, winning 24 caps.

Markus Gisdol wants to sign a new defender this summer and Rick van Drongelen is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.




Rick van Drongelen has been long term target of Markus Gisdol as the manager look to bolster his defensive options for the next season.

Hamburg are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.

According to the report in Dutch Media, Hamburg are in the final process of negotiating a fee in the region of 3-4 million euros for the Netherlands international defender.

Rick van Drongelen will definitely be a good addition to the West Ham side.

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