Stijn Schaars Joins PSV Eindhoven

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Netherlands Midfielder Stijn Schaars has signed a three-year deal at the Philips Stadion with Colombian Santiago Arias.

Stijn Schaars
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According to reports, the transfer to PSV cost €1.6 million for both players. PSV’s website stated that Schaars already passed his medical tests. "Stijn cannot wait to get going," said Director Marcel Brands.

In 2009, the 29-year-old Schaars won the Eredivisie title with AZ. He left AZ for Portugal a couple of years ago. He has a total of 19 appearances for Netherlands.

At the moment, Coach Philip Cocu has included six new players to his team: Florian Jozefzoon, Karim Rekik, Adam Maher, Jeffrey Bruma, Stijn Schaars, and Santiago Arias.