Siem de Jong needs to get used to playing time for Young PSV
Siem de Jong noticed after his debut for Jong PSV on matches to ‘another step’ than training. The old-following his departure to chelsea was spot-on against NAC.
“I’m happy with the 60 minutes that I’ve played,” said De Jong after the end for the camera of FOX Sports. “I am fit, but now I have to wedstrijdfit. I was nice through it.”
De Jong made a good impression, also because he was in the 28th minute attractive free-kick some thirty metres behind NAC goalkeeper Jorn Brondeel curled. Cyriel Dessers made in injury time equal on behalf of NAC.
“I thought I give it a try. And he was according to me well”, recalls The Young back. “Of course, is that good, that helps you in the field. It is a pity that we have not won.”
De Jong has “the last three, four weeks” at PSV trained hard to be as fast as possible wedstrijdfit to be. “Also during the interlandperiode we have spicy trained. But a contest is a different step. It’s a bit awkward for my body.”
The 27-year-old midfielder does not know yet when he is ready for his debut at PSV. “I’m going Sunday with the technical staff to see what the next step is. Who knows, I can even sit on the couch. It is a bit depending on the next few weeks.”
Siem de Jong equally accurate in debut for Jong PSV
Also looked the mercenary of Newcastle United is back on his sensitive step, especially to the fans of his old club Ajax. “Of course, I understand the discontent, that they can not understand. But for me the choice was simple. I want to play football at a high level and PSV gives me that opportunity.”
De Jong was at the end of last month for a one season rental from Newcastle United. He was then not yet in the selection of PSV recorded for the game with FC Groningen (0-0), the last race for the interlandperiode.
The old-following his departure to chelsea should now be at Jong PSV wedstrijdritme gain. He ran during the preparation with Newcastle with a hamstring injury, but has recovered and is training since his transition, along with the selection of trainer Phillip Cocu.
Jong PSV is after six races, still the leader in the Jupiler League with fourteen points. NAC is fifth with eleven points.
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