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Standard snap up Genk youngster Bolat

Published: Tuesday 30 December 2008, 13.37CET
Belgian titleholders R. Standard de Liège have signed 20-year-old goalkeeper Sinan Bolat from Eerste Klasse rivals KRC Genk to provide competition for Rorys Aragon Espinoza and Jérémy Devriendt.
Standard snap up Genk youngster Bolat
Sinan Bolat will target the No1 shirt worn by Rorys Aragon Espinoza (pictured) ©Getty Images
 
Published: Tuesday 30 December 2008, 13.37CET

Standard snap up Genk youngster Bolat

Belgian titleholders R. Standard de Liège have signed 20-year-old goalkeeper Sinan Bolat from Eerste Klasse rivals KRC Genk to provide competition for Rorys Aragon Espinoza and Jérémy Devriendt.

Belgian titleholders R. Standard de Liège have signed goalkeeper Sinan Bolat from Eerste Klasse rivals KRC Genk.

Long contract
The 20-year-old has committed his future to Standard until June 2013, leaving Genk where he would have been out of contract in the summer. He will compete for the No1 slot with Rorys Aragon Espinoza and Jérémy Devriendt. The newcomer had made five top-flight appearances for Genk over the last three seasons, including three starts. Standard, who won their UEFA Cup group to reach the Round of 32, lie second in the league table, four points behind RSC Anderlecht.

Last updated: 30/12/08 13.47CET

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