Feyenoord forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh has admitted he didn’t think twice about a move to the club from Brighton and Hove Albion in the summer.
Jahanbakhsh returned to the Eredivisie in the summer, joining Feyenoord in a £900,000 deal after three years with Graham Potter’s side.
He joined Brighton in a £17.1m deal from AZ Alkmaar in 2018 after several impressive years in the Netherlands, particularly with Alkmaar, where he managed 37 goals and 31 assists in 111 games for the club.
That was something he couldn’t replicate on the South Coast, failing to impress with just four goals and two assists in 61 games.
It is because of those that Brighton were more than happy to let him return to the Netherlands in the summer, where he has started to pick things up once again.
He currently has eight goals and three assists to his name this season and admits he didn’t think twice when the move was offered to him.
“I did not have to think for a moment when Slot called,” he told Hand in Hand Magazine, relayed by Feyenoord Pings.
“I already knew Arne, of course. And I had already played against Feyenoord with AZ. De Kuip is, for me, the most beautiful stadium in the Netherlands. It was a good step for me, and I feel good here.
“The city is really nice. Although I don’t go out that much – I’m at home a lot – I can really enjoy the city. Rotterdam is really beautiful.”