Melbourne City prodigy Jordan Bos was urged to place minutes earlier than cash in making the choice to start out his European membership profession within the Belgian Pro League.
As reported on Monday by News Corp Australia, Bos will go away City on the finish of the A-League membership’s finals marketing campaign to hitch KVC Westerlo for a switch payment value near $2 million.
It’s a document payment for the switch of an A-League participant, surpassing the $1.4 million Manchester City paid Melbourne City for Aaron Mooy in 2006.
Other affords from larger golf equipment had been put ahead to the 20-year-old left-back and his representatives, however Bos feels Westerlo will present the best launching pad for what he hopes can be a prolonged profession in Europe.
Jordan Bos (left) is heading to Belgium. Picture: Daniel Pockett/Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images
“Don’t have a look at the pay cheque, simply have a look at your availability and the way you’ll match into that workforce, as a result of if you happen to go someplace too huge, you would possibly get misplaced there,” Bos stated in revealing recommendation which had been given to him by skilled teammates.
“The Belgian league is a good stepping stone for me. It will get me over there and it will get me concerned within the European leagues, so it’ll be nice for my profession and hopefully it may well take off much more from there.
“It fits my enjoying model. It’s lots sooner and it must be a great problem.
“I’m normally fairly good with stress and dealing with it, so over there hopefully I can do the identical factor.”
Bos, a product of City’s academy, was grateful for “every thing” the Melbourne membership had given him.
“They’ve been nice to me. The tradition right here is simply superb,” he stated.
“I’m completely satisfied I’ve been part of them for so long as I’ve, and given again to them as a lot as I can.”
City soccer director Michael Petrillo stated Bos – who debuted for the Socceroos in March – had “pure talents” which had been “evident from the outset”.
“It has been a privilege to see him develop into the elite participant he’s at present,’’ Petrillo stated.
Before Bos leaves for Belgium, he desires to win the A-League title with City, who host Sydney FC on Friday night time at AAMI Park within the second leg of a semi-final at present locked at 1-1 after final week’s first leg.
“Winning the premiership and championship double can be an incredible method to finish my time right here for now, and go on to my subsequent journey,” he stated.
“The boys are nonetheless assured. We’re on our dwelling turf this recreation. We’ll give it our all and hopefully additionally within the grand closing in a few weeks.”
Leave a Reply