Rochdale sign Brentford defender Pim Balkestein on loan
Rochdale have signed Brentford defender Pim Balkestein on loan until January.
The 24-year-old began his career in the Netherlands, coming through the youth system at Heerenveen.
He joined Ipswich in June 2008 after a successful trial, but was loaned out to Brentford on two occasions before join permanently in August last year.
The Dutchman joined the Bees for an undisclosed fee, signing a three-year contract, and went onto make 27 appearances last season, scoring once.