Heitinga on leaving Everton this summer

    John Heitinga denied he had received any offers from Fenerbahce and is concentrating on gaining a World Cup slot.

    “Everton came up with a proposal, but I decided not to sign. The club did not say that I have to leave this summer. I have a contract until 2014. I’m 29 now and want to play more often. I do not know their views on the game.  I also do not know what the president wants.  Let’s wait and see.  I am not aware of interest from other clubs or from Fenerbahçe. We’ll see. Until June 12 I am with the Dutch national team and then I will enjoy my holiday, “said the defender to reporters.

    Heitinga also celebrated his return to the Dutch national team, after an irregular season with English club. “It’s good to be back selection. I missed the last three games of Holland and watched on TV. It was easy for the technician to call me. I have not played a lot at Everton. It was a choice I had to accept. I always stayed in touch with the staff of the Dutch team. They told me I had to play more at Everton, “he said.

    He further stated how difficult it was this season with David Moyes making a rotation with the team throughout the season. Heitinga conceded that Louis van Gaal had no reason to call him.

    “Moyes wanted to switch. But it was hard to get a good rhythm. You play a game, then not for two, then two games then again a no. During my first three seasons I, despite some minor injuries, played almost all games played. This season was difficult. I had to learn to deal with it several times. In a moment you are the player of the year at Everton and suddenly you’re on the bench early in the season.  The coach [Louis van Gaal] saw no reason to call me, “he added

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