PSG: Dramatic twist for Xavi Simons?

Hungry for sport, he grew up to the sound of Formula 1 engines and the exploits of Ronaldinho. Today, with a Master’s degree in sports journalism, he no longer misses an F1 Grand Prix or a PSG match, his two passions and specialties.

Loaned to RB Leipzig, Xavi Simons is having a very good season in the Bundesliga, which pushes PSG to consider a return of their star next summer. However, his performances with the Dutch selection are worrying, to the point that the first criticisms are becoming more and more insistent around the crack player who passed through La Masia.

Author of a very good season with the PSV Eindhoven, Xavi Simons saw the PSG exercise your option to recover it before lending it to RB Leipzig, where he once again achieves very beautiful things. To the point that the capital club is considering repatriating him with a view to the succession of Kylian Mbappé. However, there is a downside, namely his performances in the selection since in 12 appearances with the Orange, he has still neither scored nor given an assist. What’s starting to worry Wim Kieft columnist for The Telegraph.

“We can’t lose eight out of ten balls”

« He lost a lot of balls and played like a junior against the Scots. This is not the first time in Orange. By the way, he is no longer 16, but 21 (in April, editor’s note), and we can expect more from someone who receives many opportunities from Koeman (to appear) in the starting team and who plays every week at the top in the Bundesliga. We can’t lose eight out of ten balls. Even the simplest ones. He often wants to make things more difficult, but not every pass has to be decisive “, he confided.

“Given the demands of a coach like Koeman, it is above all imprudent”

From his, the famous editorialist ofAD Hugo Borstbelieves that “ Every match of the Dutch national team, we see the former PSV player becoming more and more frustrated. His individual actions fail, but he does not give up. He always looks for a duel and takes risks. Is it courageous, is it selfish? Given the demands of a coach like Koeman, this is above all imprudent “. It remains to be seen whether this will cool the PSG pour Xavi Simons.

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