Van Ginkel takes aanvoerdersband PSV of The Young

Van Ginkel takes aanvoerdersband PSV of The Young

Marco van Ginkel this season is the new captain of PSV. The 24-year-old midfielder takes the band from striker Luuk de Jong.

“After conversations with both players, I have taken the decision to Marco, captain,” said coach Phillip Cocu Thursday for the heenduel with NK Osijek at FOX Sports.

“The aanvoerderschap is not the most important. The point is that Luuk can fully focus on the new season,” said Cocu, who told that The Young and goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet this season, respectively, as second and third aanvoeder act.

The 26-year-old De Jong was since 2015 captain of the Locals. In the second half of last season became the born Achterhoeker are hard goals to lose.

His successor Van Ginkel starts in his first full season at PSV. Over the past two years was the six-fold Orange-international still for a half a season rental from Chelsea.

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