Heart striker Babalj joins AZ Alkmaar

April 20, 2013
Melbourne Heart striker Eli Babalj has signed a four-year deal with Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, the A-League club announced on Saturday.

Babalj had travelled to the Netherlands to undergo a medical after AZ Alkmaar scouts visited Melbourne earlier this season to see him play for the Heart.

""Eli has attracted attention from Europe which is testament to his calibre and character and we wish him all the best at AZ," Heart chief executive Scott Munn said in a statement.

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