Castaignos ready for Vitas challenge

Luc Castaignos says he is ready to rebuild his career once again, upon his third return to the Eredivisie, with Vitesse Arnhem.

Vitas confirmed the highly anticipated loan move on Monday as the Dutch side finally landed a replacement for Ricky Van Wolfswinkel – who joined Basel this off-season.

The 24-year-old arrives on a season-long loan from Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt and will look to revive his career during a third spell in the Dutch top-flight.

After breaking through the professional ranks as a teenager at Feyenoord in 2009, the technically gifted forward attracted the attention of Europe's elite – before earning a €3 million move to Internazionale in 2011 under Jose Mourinho.

However after failing to settle in Italy, the Netherlands youth international joined FC Twente where he excelled once again with 42 goals in three seasons.

Nonetheless, ventures abroad with Sporting Lisbon and Die Adler proved to bring little success for the Dutchman – who's said to be pleased after joining Henk Fraser's Europa League participants.

Proud to announce that I'm able to wear the yellow black shirt from Vitesse ⚽️

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"I had a good conversation with Vitesse," he told the club's website. "The choice feels good and I want to be important to a team again.

"We want to participate in all competitions as well as possible and I want to make my contribution."

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