Henk Fraser spoke to the NOS after being confirmed as the new manager of Vitesse Arnhem. He spoke of the timing of the offer he received to become manager as being perfect.

  • By James Rowe

fraser henkAfter a week of talks, Fraser was finally announced as the Vitesse coach, leaving ADO Den Haag to replace Rob Maas, who left at the end of the season.

After his unveiling, Fraser stated the following, ” I would be lying if I did not admit that Vitesse Arnhem is a bigger challenge than ADO Den Haag and I will also not deny that this offer came at a perfect time ” .

Fraser was also questioned by NOS with the view that Vitesse Arnhem are often described as a difficult club, ”People claim that I am also difficult and I believe it is not so bad and what is difficult, people who are driven and who have ambitions and who have an outspoken opinion too those people are often described as difficult.

”As far as I am concerned I am in a great environment to perform and this club presents a challenge ”.

Fraser took over the reigns at ADO Den Haag in 2014 where he achieved finishes of 9th , 13th and 11th respectively. It is also the second time in 5 years that Vitesse Arnhem have managed to prize away a manager from ADO Den Haag. In 2011  they managed to secure the services of then ADO Den Haag manager John van den Brom.

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