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Elemander heads back to Sweden

Published: Saturday 24 August 2002, 18.10CET
Feyenoord striker Johan Elemander has agreed to spend a season on loan with Djurgårdens IF.

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Published: Saturday 24 August 2002, 18.10CET

Elemander heads back to Sweden

Feyenoord striker Johan Elemander has agreed to spend a season on loan with Djurgårdens IF.
Feyenoord striker Johan Elemander has agreed to spend a season on loan with Djurgårdens IF FF.

Temporary move
The Swedish Under-21 international, who signed for Feyenoord in 2000, agreed to the temporary move to Stockholm after failing to win a regular place in the UEFA Cup holders' starting line-up.

'I will be stronger'
"This is the best solution," said Elemander. "I probably won't have that many opportunities to play this season with [Pierre] Van Hooijdonk and [Bonaventure] Kalou in front of me. I hope to play a lot in Stockholm so I will be stronger when I return." He will leave Feyenoord after this week's matches against Fenerbahçe SK and Real Madrid CF.

Last updated: 24/08/02 19.51CET

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