NEC sign midfielder Wattamaleo until the end of the season

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NEC Nijmegen have completed the signing of out-of-contract Dutch midfielder Kevin Wattamaleo until the end of the season.

Wattamaleo has been without a team since last summer after former club Feyenoord turned down the option of a new deal.

The 23-year-old had trained with Danish club Viborg FF & Go Ahead Eagles but failed to secure a contract.

He will now reunite with Alex Pastoor at NEC, who he had previously worked with at Excelsior.

Wattamaleo said: "It went fast, coach Alex Pastoor called me the day before to ask if I was interested in an adventure at NEC.

"Go Ahead Eagles didn't go as I hoped. In Denmark it was unfortunately not what I had hoped.

"Danish football is different to Dutch football, you need time to adapt."