Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben has become the subject of an unusual campaign by fans in the Groningen province of his native Netherlands as they seek to land his signature.
Robben, 34, is set to leave German champions Bayern on a free transfer next summer but has yet to announce his future plans. Eredivisie clubs PSV Eindhoven and Groningen have told ESPN FC that they would welcome back their former player for the final few years of his career, but fans of Groningen have gone one step further.
PSV Eindhoven and Groningen are interested in bringing winger Arjen Robben back to the Netherlands when he leaves Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
Former Netherlands captain Robben, 34, said at the weekend that this would be his final season at Bayern after 10 years with the Bundesliga champions.
He has yet to decide whether he will end his playing career or continue at another club, and Groningen and Eindhoven, two of his former sides, have set their sights on a move.
"It would be the ultimate...
NAC Breda earned what could be an important point in their battle against relegation from the Eredivisie as they draw 1-1 at Groningen.
Groningen looked on course for a first win in seven league matches when an own goal by on-loan Manchester City defender Pablo Mari put the hosts in front after 66 minutes.
However, Mitchell te Vrede spared his team-mate's blushes with an equalising goal four minutes from the end. It was the forward's second goal in five appearances since his arrival from Heerenveen...