Locadia focuses on comeback with Young PSV, fit selection Feyenoord
Jürgen Locadia hopes on 20 February at Jong PSV back in the game with NAC Breda.
PSV coach Phillip Cocu expects the 23-year-old attacker then recovered sufficiently to be at least a half to play. He still lacks the Eredivisie match against FC Utrecht (Sunday) and NEC Nijmegen (next week Saturday).
Locadia is struggling already for many months with injuries and seemed to be in december completely restored to a lieskwetsuur. He was, however, in the final stages of his rehabilitation to do with a backlash and got injured in his knee.
The attacker underwent at the end of december an arthroscopy and has in recent weeks further on his recovery, worked. Locadia played his last game for PSV on 28 August against FC Groningen (0-0).
Cocu misses for the thuisduel with FC Utrecht in addition to Locadia also midfielder Ramon Pascal Lundqvist and the suspended defender Santiago Arias.
“We just need to win”, said Cocu Friday about the duel of Sunday. “FC Utrecht is for everyone to be a tricky opponent. A team that few opportunities to give, but also sometimes some effort has to score. That’s what we had. But the last couple of weeks we are doing well. I have confidence in.”
PSV and FC Utrecht stairs Sunday at 16.45 hours in the Philips Stadium. The contest is under the direction of Dennis Higler.
Feyenoord-trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst is struggling for the match of Saturday with FC Groningen also little personnel problems. Only the longer-absent Kenneth Vermeer and Sven van Beek are missing in the selection of the city’s inhabitants.
“Everyone is also fit and available for Saturday night. I can so re-make the choices,” said Van Bronckhorst.
Vermeer is Monday night speelminuten the duel between Feyenoord 2 Heerenveen 2. “If he’s in rhythm he can again be part of the clash”, said Van Bronckhorst.
Van Bronckhorst hopes that Van Beek within a few weeks to be able to close the selection. The defender recovers still from a foot injury, which he in the summer down.
Leader Feyenoord and FC Groningen start at 19.45 at the duel in The Cockpit. Serdar Gözübüyük is the referee for the duel.
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