Kazakh international Alexander Merkel will play for the club from Almelo until the summer of 2020, Prosports.kz reports, referring to the official website of Heracles.
Heracles used the option in the contract with Merkel, with which you can extend the contract with him automatically for one year. In the debut season, the Kazakh player played 31 games for the Dutch team, which he called with his game the national team.
"Alexander showed himself perfectly this season and added quality and experience to our team. The fact that we used the option of renewal in his contract seems to be a definite fact, "quotes the club's technical director, Tim Gelissen, Heracles' official website.
In a team from Almelo, two rounds before the end of the Eredivision Championship, which occupies the sixth place and claims to come to the Europa League, the 27-year-old Merkel moved in the summer of 2018 as a free agent from the Austrian Admiral Wacker. For the Kazakh national team, the midfielder completed three official games and scored in the qualifier for Euro 2012 with Scotland an assistant (3-0).