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Ex-Man Utd defender Alex Buttner handed profession lifeline as he completes free switch to Dutch membership RKC Waalwijk

Ex-Man Utd defender Alex Buttner handed career lifeline as he completes free transfer to Dutch club RKC Waalwijk


MANCHESTER UNITED Premier League winner Alex Buttner has joined Dutch membership Waalwijk… after his profession hit the wall.

The Dutch defender helped the Crimson Devils raise their final Premier League title in 2013.

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Alex Buttner has been handed a profession lifeline at a Dutch membership[/caption]

Buttner, 32, additionally scored in Sir Alex Ferguson’s ultimate sport as United boss – a 5-5 draw with West Brom.

The left-back went on to play for Dynamo Moscow, Anderlecht, Vitesse Arnhem and New England Revolution.

However he was left with out a membership after a deliberate transfer to Cypriots Apollon Limassol fell by way of in January.

Buttner’s final look got here for New England in Main League Soccer final July.

He has now penned a one-year cope with RKC Waalwijk after impressing the Eredivisie minnows on trial.

He mentioned: “I’m joyful to signal my contract after quite a lot of weeks coaching with RKC.

“Their religion in me is de facto pleasing, and I look ahead to making a contribution within the upcoming season.”

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RKC director Frank van Mosselveld added: “Alexander’s qualities are past dispute. He’s performed nearly 300 top-level video games, and has a lot of expertise to supply.

“He’s a flexible participant who can function in varied positions, and his arrival offers our squad that stability of youth and expertise.”

RKC narrowly escaped relegation final season, and play on the Dutch high flight’s smallest floor – the 7,500-seat Mandemakers Stadion.

Buttner made 28 United appearances, scoring twice, earlier than leaving for Moscow in 2014.