|Jan-Paul Saeijs played in 2009 abroad. In the second half of the 2008-09 season he was loaned out to Southampton in the Championship. His loan contract had an option that when the club managed to prevent relegation, he was signed on a permanent deal. However Southampton its parent company went into administration and after a 10 point deduction, the club relegated to the League One. Saeijs went back to Roda for his final contract year.
In 2010 Saeijs signed a 2-year contract at de Graafschap. At the end of the contract period, he returned to his former club in Den Haag. He is playing at Topklasse club HBS-Craeyenhout since the 2012-13 season.