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Oar unsure of plans as Utrecht exit looms

Tommy Oar has suffered what looks likely to be a disappointing end to his five-year spell with FC Utrecht.

After refusing a contract offer earlier in the season, Oar has since been frozen out of the team by manager Rob Alflen.

The 23-year old, who has been linked with moves to Dutch giants Ajax and teams across England, has ruled out a return to Australia, where he began his career with the Brisbane Roar in 2008.

"I always planned to wait until the season finished before taking things really seriously regarding my future," he said.

"Most teams in Europe are still focused on finishing their seasons strongly and it's been in my interests to wait until they know what situation they will be in for next season.

"I am not close to making a decision yet, but already with the interest I have seen I am not too worried about the future.

"I am staying in Europe, 100 per cent, though I am not sure which way it's going to go in terms of leagues or countries. I am just trying to keep as many doors open until I know what I want."

Oar added: "I'd much rather be playing every week and have good match rhythm but there are only two games left of the season, and that's it.

"Hopefully I have done enough in the past to generate enough interest from clubs out there."

Oar, who joined the Dutch side from the Roar in January 2010, has since gone on to score 14 goals in 102 appearances for the club.

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