Danish side FC Midtjylland have confirmed the signing of Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart on a two-year contract.

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mid van dr vThe 33-year-old was certain to leave Real Betis after a disappointing campaign in Spain last season, and while Reading FC and Ajax were two rumoured options, van der Vaart has decided on a move to Denmark.

FC Midtylland, who finished third in the Danish league last season, have been in negotiations with the player and his representatives for the past week, and on Wednesday they presented van der Vaart as their player during a press conference. The former Ajax and Real Madrid star has signed a two-year deal.

Van der Vaart now moves closer to his girlfriendĀ Estavana Polman who plays Handball in Denmark.

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