Dutch first division club Feyenoord is expected to acquire Japanese international Ayase Ueda from Belgian first division club Cercle Brugge. The Dutch media outlet FR12 also reports that the club is planning to play a match against Urawa Reds as part of their Japan tour, although the date has not yet been decided.
Japanese national team defender Takehiro Tomiyasu (24), who plays for Arsenal in the English Premier League, appeared on TV Tokyo's "FOOT×BRAIN" (Saturday, 0:25 am) broadcast late on the 29th. He talked about his impression when he played against Kaoru Mitsumoto (26), a Brighton midfielder who also plays for Japan, in a league match.
Japan national soccer team midfielder Wataru Endo (30 = Stuttgart) made a guest appearance on Fuji TV's "Suddenly, but can I tell you fortune?" (later 11.30) broadcast on the 24th. Japan revealed the true face of midfielder Takefusa Kubo (22 = R Sociedad).
Coventry, an English second division club, announced on April 11 that they have acquired midfielder Tatsuhiro Sakamoto, 26, of Oostende, a Belgian second division club, on a full transfer. The contract is for three years until June 30, 2026.