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Martens heading to PAOK

AZ Alkmaar midfielder Maarten Martens has signed a two-year deal with PAOK Salonika which starts next season, the Greek Superleague club has announced.

The 29-year-old Belgium international will link up with PAOK on July 1 after penning a contract on Sunday night that will keep him at the Toumba Stadium until at least June 2016.

PAOK said in a statement on their official website: "PAOK FC announces its agreement with the 29-year-old Maarten Martens.

"The Belgian international midfielder, who is in his last semester of his contract with AZ Alkmaar, will be integrated into the team on July 1, 2014.

"Martens signed a two-year contract that will keep him in Thessaloniki, until 30 June 2016."