Despite an extended loan deal with Antwerp FC, Gyrano Kerk plays an invisible role with only 2 goals and 2 assists in 29 games. His performances have been disappointing and he seems far removed from his previous form.
Unexpected extra year at Antwerp
Based on Gyrano Kerk’s sporting performances last season, it seemed unlikely that Antwerp FC wanted to keep the Dutch attacker for longer.
Despite this, the Great Old has been able to extend its lease agreement for one additional season, but this season Kerk is mainly a substitute at the Bosuil.
Church is nothing more than a substitute
The Dutch attacker plays an invisible role in Mark van Bommel’s team and he has hardly been decisive. See also his statistics: 2 goals and 2 assists in 29 matches.
On Wednesday, Kerk started again in the starting line-up for Antwerp during the match against Standard, in which he was once again disappointed.
Kerk is a shadow of the important winger he was
“Kerk has again become a shadow of the – at crucial moments – important winger he was in the championship year,” says Patrick Goots. Gazette of Antwerp.
Kerk’s rental contract with Antwerp expires at the end of this season, after which he will theoretically return to Lokomotiv Moscow, where he is under contract until June 2025.