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Dutch defender Ooijer confirms PSV transfer

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  • Dutch defender Andre Ooijer will return to PSV Eindhoven at the end of season
  • The 34-year left PSV to join English Premier League Blackburn Rovers in 2006
  • Ooijer initially made almost 200 appearances for PSV Eindhoven in nine years
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(CNN) -- Blackburn defender Andre Ooijer has confirmed he will return to PSV Eindhoven next season.

Ooijer will return to PSV Eindhoven in the summer after three seasons with Blackburn Rovers.

Ooijer will return to PSV Eindhoven in the summer after three seasons with Blackburn Rovers.

The 34-year-old Dutch international joined the Premier League from PSV in 2006, but plans to end his career back at his former club.

"We will make it definitive in May," he told PSV TV. "I have had three nice years abroad, but I will be happy to return to the Netherlands."

Ooijer, who is on international duty at present, made almost 200 appearances for PSV from 1997 to 2006.

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While confirming that he will return, Ooijer said he does not want to spend too much time thinking about next season with Blackburn still facing a battle against relegation from the top flight.

"We have agreed to concentrate on the present," he said. "I am fully focused on Oranje and Blackburn, and PSV can focus on their own competition this season."

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