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Van Aanholt returns to Vitesse

July 7, 2013
By ESPN staff

Chelsea defender Patrick van Aanholt has returned to Vitesse Arnhem on loan.

Patrick van Aanholt
GettyImagesVan Aanholt has been on loan at Vitesse since January 2012.

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The Eredivisie side confirmed the deal in a statement on their official website on Sunday.

It read: "Patrick van Aanholt will play again next season at Vitesse. The 22-year-old defender is hired for a season from Chelsea Football Club. Van Aanholt begins his third season in Arnhem."

Last season, Van Aanholt played 31 league games for Vitesse, helping the club finish fourth in the Eredivisie to qualify for Europe.

The Dutch defender has been on loan at the Eredivisie club since January 2012.