PSV at least four weeks without injured Hendrix
PSV have a few weeks without Jorrit Hendrix, who is Wednesday in the Champions League match with FK Rostov (2-2) a knee injury suffered.
Hendrix has a duel with an opponent during the competition in Russia for a damage incurred to the inner tube of his right knee, reports PSV at the site of the club.
“In about four weeks, we do a renewed research,” says trainer Phillip Cocu Friday at a press conference.
The 21-year-old Hendrix, who by his injury is not eligible for a place in the Oranje selection for the world cup qualifiers against belarus and France, frustrated “greatly” from the setback.
“I don’t need no one to explain how annoying this is. A footballer wants to play football and not recovery. Unfortunately for me there is now nothing else than to work hard to become even stronger to come back.”
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PSV can Saturday in the uitduel in the Eredivise with sc Heerenveen also still don’t have Bart Ramselaar, on Monday, at the training a bovenbeenblessure down and not traveled to Rostov-on-Don.
“The injury of Ramselaar’s a lot of fun,” says Cocu. “I have good hope that, after the interlandperiode reconnect.”
Siem de Jong is calling by the injuries of midfielders Ramselaar and Hendrix may be a first move in the competition at the people from the netherlands. Cocu expects a tough duel in the province of Friesland, where sc Heerenveen this season in three games and seven points has caught.
“The opponent radiates self-confidence, so it is a nice event to look forward to. We are going to do everything to get the three points in Heerenveen, the netherlands. If that fails we will close with a positive feeling the block.”
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Cocu also looked back at yet another missed penalty from his team. Against Rostov failed, Davy Pröpper from eleven metres, the fourth miss in a row this season.
“We should be perhaps less going to talk about penalties. We should have no fear and take a penalty just see it as a chance to score.”
Cocu is not necessary to have external help for the penaltysyndroom. “We would have a room to fill up with all the invitations we’ve had from mental coaches. That we are not going to do.”
sc Heerenveen-PSV starts Saturday night at 19.45 in the Abe Lenstra Stadium.
Video: The missed penalty from Pröpper against FK Rostov
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