Blues seal van Ginkel deal
Kevin McNaughton is staying at Cardiff after agreeing a new
The long-serving defender was out of contract at City but has
now signed on until next summer.
And that means Scot’s eighth season for the club will be his
first in the Premier League.
He said: “I’m delighted to have committed my future to the Club
and I’m buzzing for the challenge ahead.
“There was a decision to be made this summer as I want to play
first-team football. I know that I’ve a lot of hard work to do to
make sure I can achieve that here, but I’m ready for it.
“I didn’t want to look back at the end of my career and think
that I never gave the Premier League a crack with Cardiff
Cardiff boss Malky Mackay said: “Kevin has been a terrific
servant for this football club and I’m thrilled he’s staying with
us as we prepare to embark on the Premier League.
“Good, experienced professionals like Kevin are essential for a
squad’s success and I know this news will please City supporters,
as much as it does my staff and I, who know and appreciate what a
hard working a dedicated Cardiff City player Kevin is.”
The 20-year-old moves from Eredivisie side Vitesse Arnhem and
has penned a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge.
Van Ginkel came through the youth system at Vitesse and made his
international debut as a substitute in a goalless draw against
Germany in November.