Van Schaik: Haller rejected China move

Utrecht forward Sebastien Haller rejected a lucrative offer to China last month according to the club's general manager Wilco van Schaik.

The 21-year old targetman has been subject of interest from Premiership side Norwich in recent months after his impressive performances in the Eredivisie, but Van Schaik revealed the player has already turned down a major offer came from China.

"There was only informed offers from abroad, particularly from the Premier League and most recently from China," van Schaik told Fox Sports.

"As for China, then you're talking about amounts of 12, 13 million. That's not a bad offer for Utrecht and in my heart I wanted to go there, of course, agree. But I think it's beautiful how Haller explains what steps he wants to make. This kid does not just go to any club."

Haller has impressed for Utrecht since joining the club from French Ligue 2 outfit Auxerre in 2014, scoring 25 goals in 33 appearances.

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