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Report: Tottenham Set to Fend Off Competition for PSV youngster Steven Bergwijn

Tottenham look set to fight off stiff Premier League competition in the race to sign PSV Eindhoven youngster Steven Bergwijn.

The 20-year-old has attracted the attention of many European clubs after becoming an important part of PSV's starting 11 last season, and is being viewed as one of Holland's brightest prospect coming through.

West Ham and Bournemouth are also tracking the youngster, however according to the Mirror, Tottenham have been long-term admirers of Bergwijn - who has been described as a two-footed winger who can play on either side of the pitch.

The Dutch national team are now entering a rebuilding phase after the senior side failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and with Bergwijn representing his country from Under 17-21 levels, many expect the youngster to go on and become a regular member of the senior team in the near future.

Tottenham themselves turned to the Dutch Eredivise this summer when they signed Davinson Sanchez for around £42m, and look set to take another of the league's rising stars in January should they make a move for Bergwijn.

Bergwijn has made six appearances for PSV so far this season, scoring two goals and grabbing an assists whilst helping his side top the league after their first seven games. Many have been impressed by the maturity and flair he has shown so far this season, and Tottenham are certainly keeping a close eye on his development.

After falling under heavy criticism for not making as many signings as expected during the summer, manager Mauricio Pochettino will likely be looking to further add to his Tottenham squad in January as he looks to strengthen his side into Premier League title contenders.

Report: Tottenham Set to Fend Off Competition for PSV youngster Steven Bergwijn

Tottenham look set to fight off stiff Premier League competition in the race to sign PSV Eindhoven youngster Steven Bergwijn.

The 20-year-old has attracted the attention of many European clubs after becoming an important part of PSV's starting 11 last season, and is being viewed as one of Holland's brightest prospect coming through.

West Ham and Bournemouth are also tracking the youngster, however according to the Mirror, Tottenham have been long-term admirers of Bergwijn - who has been described as a two-footed winger who can play on either side of the pitch.

The Dutch national team are now entering a rebuilding phase after the senior side failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and with Bergwijn representing his country from Under 17-21 levels, many expect the youngster to go on and become a regular member of the senior team in the near future.

Tottenham themselves turned to the Dutch Eredivise this summer when they signed Davinson Sanchez for around £42m, and look set to take another of the league's rising stars in January should they make a move for Bergwijn.

Bergwijn has made six appearances for PSV so far this season, scoring two goals and grabbing an assists whilst helping his side top the league after their first seven games. Many have been impressed by the maturity and flair he has shown so far this season, and Tottenham are certainly keeping a close eye on his development.

After falling under heavy criticism for not making as many signings as expected during the summer, manager Mauricio Pochettino will likely be looking to further add to his Tottenham squad in January as he looks to strengthen his side into Premier League title contenders.

'Dutch football is in a crisis' - how a proud nation has been brought to its knees 

Even at the start of the week the Dutch football federation (KNVB) could not say for sure whether the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam will be sold out for Holland’s final World Cup qualifier against Sweden, a game in which their faint hopes of reaching Russia may still just be alive. One of the greatest football nations in the world, placed second and third at the previous two World Cup finals, is in danger of failing to qualify for the second major tournament in succession. Having missed Euro 2016 when it seemed harder not to qualify, Dick Advocaat’s team play Belarus in their penultimate qualifier on Saturday when they must match Sweden’s result against Luxembourg to stay in contention. They will then then hope they can win their final game against the Swedes by a big enough margin to overturn a goal difference deficit that currently stands at six. Next season, for the first time, Dutch clubs will not have an automatic place in any of the Uefa tournaments, instead having to qualify. The last of their great generation of players are old, like Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder, both 33, the latter not included in the squad, while the recently recalled Robin van Persie is injured. Ryan Babel has been recalled at the age of 30. The goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen is yet to play a minute for Barcelona this season. Holland are losing out on dual-nationality players, like Hakim Ziyech, the Ajax midfielder who now represents Morocco and there is now a chance that Feyenoord’s new signing Sofyan Amrabat will go the same way. The country has tried to reset its own course with the controversial blueprint “Winners of Tomorrow” to transform the domestic game but that KNVB initiative has also deepened tdivides. Casting an expert eye over the situation is one of Dutch football’s best imports and then, after his playing career, one of the game’s finest talent producers. Frank Arnesen was the man responsible for bringing through the likes of Jaap Stam, Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Robben when he was technical director at PSV Eindhoven. Having worked at Tottenham and Chelsea where he established the latter’s modern approach to youth development, he is now back on the PSV board. Arnesen says that his own country, Denmark, has experienced the same cyclical problems, but he is blunt when he says that “Dutch football is in a crisis”. “They have lost a lot of good players like Rafael Van der Vaart, Sneijder, Van Persie, Nigel de Jong and the new generation is not good enough.”   One of the recommendations of the “Winners of Tomorrow” report that caught Arnesen’s eye was the absence of a “winning mentality” in young Dutch players. “It was not the technical side - they thought they hadn’t done enough to develop the winning mentality and the physical side. In youth development they are now playing lot of 2 v 2 games to address that. The strategy in the past was never to win games but to develop players.” While Cruyff might have invented modern football, there is much evidence that the Dutch have not stayed at the cutting edge of progress. Arnesen cites the German adaptation of the Dutch 4-3-3 system into one that incorporates a No 10 playmaker and dispenses with the holding midfielder in favour of two box-to-box midfielders. “It would have been impossible for players like [Mesut] Ozil and [Ilkay] Gundogan to come through in Germany 15 years ago. Their players had to be strong. Now other countries are ahead of Holland. Holland are now looking at other countries. They never did that before, it was a case of Holland ahead of everyone.” Frank Arnesen told The Telegraph where he thinks Dutch football is going wrong The declining standards in the Eredivisie have not helped those making the jump to bigger leagues in Europe. The likes of Van Nistelrooy, Stam and Robben were all ready to make an immediate impact when they moved to England. Memphis Depay, one of Manchester United’s worse value-for-money signings of modern times, struggled badly. “Memphis was fantastic for PSV,” Arnesen says. “They won the league because of his goals. At United it was too much for him and it is obviously getting harder for Dutch players.” Arnesen would be too polite to say so but in the last 30 years there has been a recycling of managers for the national team. Of the last 17 appointments going back to 1992, 12 have been the same five men: Rinus Michels, Advocaat (both three); Guus Hiddink, Louis Van Gaal, Leo Beenhakker (all two). Advocaat is proposing his assistant Ruud Gullit as his successor, despite him not having managed in European football for 12 years. “Ajax, PSV, Feyenoord – they are all still producing good players, bit the level of first team football is going down,” Arnesen says. “At the moment the switch from the last generation has not been good enough. But it can change quickly: you only need four to six top players.”

'Dutch football is in a crisis' - how a proud nation has been brought to its knees 

Even at the start of the week the Dutch football federation (KNVB) could not say for sure whether the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam will be sold out for Holland’s final World Cup qualifier against Sweden, a game in which their faint hopes of reaching Russia may still just be alive. One of the greatest football nations in the world, placed second and third at the previous two World Cup finals, is in danger of failing to qualify for the second major tournament in succession. Having missed Euro 2016 when it seemed harder not to qualify, Dick Advocaat’s team play Belarus in their penultimate qualifier on Saturday when they must match Sweden’s result against Luxembourg to stay in contention. They will then then hope they can win their final game against the Swedes by a big enough margin to overturn a goal difference deficit that currently stands at six. Next season, for the first time, Dutch clubs will not have an automatic place in any of the Uefa tournaments, instead having to qualify. The last of their great generation of players are old, like Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder, both 33, the latter not included in the squad, while the recently recalled Robin van Persie is injured. Ryan Babel has been recalled at the age of 30. The goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen is yet to play a minute for Barcelona this season. Holland are losing out on dual-nationality players, like Hakim Ziyech, the Ajax midfielder who now represents Morocco and there is now a chance that Feyenoord’s new signing Sofyan Amrabat will go the same way. The country has tried to reset its own course with the controversial blueprint “Winners of Tomorrow” to transform the domestic game but that KNVB initiative has also deepened tdivides. Casting an expert eye over the situation is one of Dutch football’s best imports and then, after his playing career, one of the game’s finest talent producers. Frank Arnesen was the man responsible for bringing through the likes of Jaap Stam, Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Robben when he was technical director at PSV Eindhoven. Having worked at Tottenham and Chelsea where he established the latter’s modern approach to youth development, he is now back on the PSV board. Arnesen says that his own country, Denmark, has experienced the same cyclical problems, but he is blunt when he says that “Dutch football is in a crisis”. “They have lost a lot of good players like Rafael Van der Vaart, Sneijder, Van Persie, Nigel de Jong and the new generation is not good enough.”   One of the recommendations of the “Winners of Tomorrow” report that caught Arnesen’s eye was the absence of a “winning mentality” in young Dutch players. “It was not the technical side - they thought they hadn’t done enough to develop the winning mentality and the physical side. In youth development they are now playing lot of 2 v 2 games to address that. The strategy in the past was never to win games but to develop players.” While Cruyff might have invented modern football, there is much evidence that the Dutch have not stayed at the cutting edge of progress. Arnesen cites the German adaptation of the Dutch 4-3-3 system into one that incorporates a No 10 playmaker and dispenses with the holding midfielder in favour of two box-to-box midfielders. “It would have been impossible for players like [Mesut] Ozil and [Ilkay] Gundogan to come through in Germany 15 years ago. Their players had to be strong. Now other countries are ahead of Holland. Holland are now looking at other countries. They never did that before, it was a case of Holland ahead of everyone.” Frank Arnesen told The Telegraph where he thinks Dutch football is going wrong The declining standards in the Eredivisie have not helped those making the jump to bigger leagues in Europe. The likes of Van Nistelrooy, Stam and Robben were all ready to make an immediate impact when they moved to England. Memphis Depay, one of Manchester United’s worse value-for-money signings of modern times, struggled badly. “Memphis was fantastic for PSV,” Arnesen says. “They won the league because of his goals. At United it was too much for him and it is obviously getting harder for Dutch players.” Arnesen would be too polite to say so but in the last 30 years there has been a recycling of managers for the national team. Of the last 17 appointments going back to 1992, 12 have been the same five men: Rinus Michels, Advocaat (both three); Guus Hiddink, Louis Van Gaal, Leo Beenhakker (all two). Advocaat is proposing his assistant Ruud Gullit as his successor, despite him not having managed in European football for 12 years. “Ajax, PSV, Feyenoord – they are all still producing good players, bit the level of first team football is going down,” Arnesen says. “At the moment the switch from the last generation has not been good enough. But it can change quickly: you only need four to six top players.”

Eredivisie: AZ Alkmaar 0-4 Feyenoord

Steven Berghuis scored two as Feyenoord kept pace with Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven with a 4-0 thrashing of AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

Eredivisie: AZ Alkmaar 0-4 Feyenoord

Steven Berghuis scored two as Feyenoord kept pace with Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven with a 4-0 thrashing of AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

Eredivisie: AZ Alkmaar 0-4 Feyenoord

Steven Berghuis scored two as Feyenoord kept pace with Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven with a 4-0 thrashing of AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

Watch: PSV Wear #FuerzaMexico Shirts, Show Support for Hirving Lozano

Prior to its match against Utrecht, Dutch club PSV Eindhoven showed support to the Mexican community by wearing #FuerzaMexico shirts on Sunday.

PSV's message of solidarity was led by its own Mexican star, Hirving "Chucky" Lozano, who signed for the club this past summer from Liga MX's Pachuca. Since the devastating earthquake that took more than 300 lives across the nation, #FuerzaMexico has become the main hashtag promoting strength and unity throughout the country.

PSV ended up winning 7-1, thanks to four goals and an assist by 23-year-old star Jürgen Locadia. Lozano also scored in the 40th minute. The win secures the top spot for PSV in the Eredivisie, one point ahead of Heerenveen.

USA Youth Prospect Josh Sargent, 17, Signs with Werder Bremen

Another U.S. men's national team prospect is headed to Germany.

U.S. youth national team forward Josh Sargent will sign with Werder Bremen, the Bundesliga club announced on Wednesday. The 17-year-old Sargent opened eyes at the U-20 World Cup this year with four goals and an assist, and he will lead the USA U-17s at the U-17 World Cup next month. The Missouri native can officially sign with Werder Bremen once he turns 18 in February.

“We have been keeping tabs on Joshua for a long time and so it isn’t a great surprise to us that his brilliant performances have attracted attention on an international scale. Therefore we are extremely happy that despite the numerous offers from other top clubs in Europe, he was convinced by our philosophy at SV Werder and that we can now oversee his development as a player and support him along the way. He has a great understanding of the game and he is one of the most promising talents of his age in the world,” Tim Steidten, Werder Bremen's head of scouting, said in a club statement.

Sargent's path to the first team appears to be set, with Steidten saying that he'll join the first team next summer.

"Josh will have time to adapt to the club and the city and at the start, he will train with the U-23s. Then from next summer, he will become a proper part of the squad," Steidten said.

Sargent, who previously trained with PSV Eindhoven and Schalke, reportedly chose Werder Bremen over the likes of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, according to ESPN's Taylor Twellman, who came through the same St. Louis Scott Gallagher Development Academy club program as Sargent.

In Germany, Sargent will join the likes of Christian Pulisic (Dortmund), Weston McKennie, Haji Wright and Nick Taitague (Schalke) as U.S. teens with Bundesliga clubs. At Werder Bremen, Sargent will team with U.S. international forward Aron Johannsson.

Werder Bremen nearly had another U.S. forward, with Jordan Morris going on trial with the club in January 2016 before ultimately signing with the Seattle Sounders.

Pulisic Joins Mbappe, Dembele, Rashford Among Nominees for Golden Boy Award

Christian Pulisic continues to find himself in esteemed company.

The Borussia Dortmund and U.S. men's national team star was one of 25 nominees for the Golden Boy Award, an annual honor doled out to the best player under 21 years old in Europe. The award, created in 2003 by Italian outlet Tuttosport, is voted on by 30 journalists and covers play over the course of a calendar year. Pulisic, who turned 19 on Monday, joins the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele, Gabriel Jesus, Marcus Rashford and Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Renato Sanches, who won the award in 2016, is not among the nominees this year. Past winners also include Lionel Messi (2005), Paul Pogba (2013), Anthony Martial (2015) and Mario Balotelli (2010).

Here are all of the nominees for award, with the winner set to be announced next month:

Jean-Kevin Augustin, RB Leipzig

Rodrigo Bentacur, Juventus

Steven Bergwijn, PSV Eindhoven

Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Everton

Federico Chiesa, Fiorentina

Ousmane Dembélé, Barcelona

Amadou Diawara, Napoli

Kasper Dolberg, Ajax

Gianluigi Donnarumma, AC Milan

Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City

Joe Gomez, Liverpool

Benjamin Henrichs, Bayer Leverkusen

Aaron Martin, Espanyol

Borja Mayoral, Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappé, Paris Saint-Germain

Emre Mor, Celta Vigo

Reece Oxford, Borussia Mönchengladbach

Christian Pulisic, Borussia Dortmund

Marcus Rashford, Manchester United

Allan Saint-Maximim, Nice

Dominic Solanke, Liverpool

Theo Hernández, Real Madrid

Youri Tielemans, Monaco

Enes Unal, Villarreal

Kyle Walker-Peters, Tottenham

53273822. Eindhoven (Netherlands), 17/09/2017.- Players of PSV celebrate their victory after the Netherlands Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on 17 September 2017. (Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/OLAF KRAAK

53273822. Eindhoven (Netherlands), 17/09/2017.- Coach Phillip Cocu (L) of PSV laughs with coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst of Feyenoord after the Netherlands Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on 17 September 2017. (Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/OLAF KRAAK

53273822. Eindhoven (Netherlands), 17/09/2017.- Gaston Pereiro (L) of PSV celebrates his goal against Feyenoord with Marco van Ginkel during the Netherlands Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on 17 September 2017. (Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/OLAF KRAAK

53273822. Eindhoven (Netherlands), 17/09/2017.- Bart Ramselaar (2L) and Marco van Ginkel (L) of PSV celebrate their victory after the Netherlands Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on 17 September 2017. In the back (down) Sofyan Amrabat of Feyenoord. (Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/OLAF KRAAK

Zeneli opens scoring with stunner

Heerenveen's Arber Zeneli opened the scoring with an absolute screamer in their Eredivisie clash against PSV Eindhoven.

Zeneli opens scoring with stunner

Heerenveen's Arber Zeneli opened the scoring with an absolute screamer in their Eredivisie clash against PSV Eindhoven.

Zeneli opens scoring with stunner

Heerenveen's Arber Zeneli opened the scoring with an absolute screamer in their Eredivisie clash against PSV Eindhoven.

Heerenveen stun PSV

Heerenveen caused an upset in the Eredivisie, beating 10-man PSV Eindhoven 2-0.

Heerenveen stun PSV

Heerenveen caused an upset in the Eredivisie, beating 10-man PSV Eindhoven 2-0.

Heerenveen stun PSV

Heerenveen caused an upset in the Eredivisie, beating 10-man PSV Eindhoven 2-0.

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Heerenveen Manager / Head Coach, Jurgen Streppel gives his team instructions on the sidleines during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Heerenveen Manager / Head Coach, Jurgen Streppel gives his team instructions on the sidleines during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Heerenveen Manager / Head Coach, Jurgen Streppel gives his team instructions on the sidleines during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Heerenveen Manager / Head Coach, Jurgen Streppel gives his team instructions on the sidleines during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Arber Zeneli of Heerenveen in action during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: A general view as Reza Ghoochannejhad of Heerenveen misses a penalty against Goalkeeper, Ramon Pascal Lundqvist of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Yuki Kobayashi of Heerenveen gets past the tackle from Marco van Ginkel of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Yuki Kobayashi of Heerenveen gets past the tackle from Marco van Ginkel of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Arber Zeneli of Heerenveen in action during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Morten Thorsby and Yuki Kobayashi of Heerenveen battles for the ball with Derrick Luckassen and Marco van Ginkel of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Yuki Kobayashi of Heerenveen battles for the ball with Marco van Ginkel of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Martin Odegaard of Heerenveen takes a free kick during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Morten Thorsby of Heerenveen battles for the ball with Kenneth Paal of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Morten Thorsby of Heerenveen battles for the ball with Marco van Ginkel of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Stijn Schaars of Heerenveen takes a free kick during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Reza Ghoochannejhad of Heerenveen battles for the ball with Derrick Luckassen of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Reza Ghoochannejhad of Heerenveen battles for the ball with Derrick Luckassen of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Nicolas Isimat-Mirin of PSV battles for the ball with Arber Zeneli of Heerenveen during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Nicolas Isimat-Mirin of PSV battles for the ball with Arber Zeneli of Heerenveen during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SC Heerenveen v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 10: Nicolas Isimat-Mirin of PSV battles for the ball with Arber Zeneli of Heerenveen during the Dutch Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and PSV Eindhoven held at Abe Lenstra Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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