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Van Gerwen looks forward to finale of the ‘heavy’ Premier League season

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Van Gerwen looks forward to finale of the ‘heavy’ Premier League season

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Michael van Gerwen looks forward to the climax of the Premier League Darts season. The defending champion placed himself Thursday as group winners for the play-offs, which 18 may be finished in London.

In the fifteenth and last round drew Van Gerwen in the first place in the regular season safe by in Aberdeen with 7-4 to win the public’s favorite Gary Anderson.

The 28-year-old Dutchman added by his win at Anderson for two points to his total and ended on 24, one more than the number two Peter Wright. “It was a very tough season,” says the world champion on the website of profbond PDC.

“Peter did the whole ride in my shade, so I take my hats off to him. But I came here for two points and I get caught, so I’m very pleased with it. I have my task accomplished and that is very important for me.”

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Summary: Results and program Premier League Darts

Play-offs

Van Gerwen aims his sights now on the upcoming Thursday. De Brabander appears again to the oche against Anderson. The two meet in the semi-finals. Peter Wright and Phil Taylor complete the list of participants in the O2 Arena.

“There are only the four best darts in the world”, looks at the last remaining Dutchman ahead. “I can’t wait, Gary offers me to always be nice party and I feel good.”

Both Van Gerwen as Anderson hunts in London on his third Premier League title. The 46-year-old Scot won the prestigious competition in 2011 and 2015, the Dutch defending champion in 2013 and 2016.

The winner of the stroke an amount of 290.000 euro. The losing finalist is allowed to 140,000 euros credit on his account and for the other two semi-finalists rest 93.000 euros per person.

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