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Robin van Persie scored to lead Feyenoord to a 3-0 Dutch Cup win over AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.
Borussia Dortmund have signed defensive midfielder Immanuel Pherai from AZ Alkmaar, a source confirmed to ESPN FC.
Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Europa League in the round of 32 on Thursday with a 2-0 defeat at APOEL, falling 4-3 on aggregate.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's hat trick gave Manchester United a 3-0 win against St Etienne in a Europa League round of 32 first-leg clash at Old Trafford.
Newcastle United keeper Tim Krul has joined AZ Alkmaar on loan after cutting short his deal with fellow Eredivisie side Ajax.
Markus Henriksen has signed a two-and-a-half year deal with Hull City after the Premier League club made his loan from AZ Alkmaar a permanent transfer
Manchester United will take on St Etienne in the Europa League's round of 32, while Spurs will face Gent and Villarreal have been drawn against Roma.
A first-half goal from Wout Weghorst sent Dundalk to a 1-0 Europa League defeat at home to AZ Alkmaar.
Manchester United's troubles away from home in Europe continued in a 2-1 defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League as Paul Pogba limped off injured.
AZ Alkmaar's director of football believes Vincent Janssen's summer transfer to Tottenham was a good deal for all parties.
Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half.
Dundalk salvaged their night with a last-gasp headed equaliser against stellar Dutch opponents AZ Alkmaar on their Europa League debut.
Vincent Janssen is close to joining Spurs after arriving for his medical on Monday, a source close to the club has confirmed to ESPN FC.
AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen says he is close to joining Tottenham, claiming negotiations between the clubs could be concluded soon.
AZ Alkmaar sporting director Max Huiberts says they have "heard nothing" from Tottenham since rejecting the club's opening bid for Vincent Janssen.
Tottenham Hotspur are expected to complete the signing of AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen this week, sources have told ESPN FC.
AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen says he fears Tottenham Hotspur could end their interest in him if the Eredivisie club continue to block talks.
Janssen visited Tottenham's training ground two weeks ago to discuss a move to White Hart Lane, while Spurs have travelled to Netherlands for talks.
The technical director of AZ Alkmaar, Max Huiberts, says the Dutch club have rejected a bid from Tottenham Hotspur for striker Vincent Janssen.
Wolfsburg have held talks with Tottenham Hotspur target Vincent Janssen, according to the sporting director of the German club.
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