At the end of the contract next June at PSG, Xavi Simons, reduced to the minimum by Mauricio Pochettino, is among the players courted by Xavi Hernandez.
the PSG must prepare a new exodus among its young players next summer. The services delivered by the shoots of the training center this summer, when the stars of the club in the capital were missing, had yet been promising. But since September, the youngest have to be content with crumbs, like Xavi Simons, yet sparkling with the reserve team, but who has no voice in the chapter with the first team.
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And the recent remarks made by Mauricio Pochettino about them do not encourage optimism. “We have 33 pro players in the workforce. Young players need to show off, it’s not ideal to train with the pro squad during the week and on weekends to stay home and play playstation. They need competition, that’s why I leave it at the disposal of the other teams. My staff and I have always liked to use young people. But a youngster doesn’t just need space, he has to feel that he can play, that he has this option. Otherwise the initial motivation can quickly turn into frustration. And instead of a progression, we are witnessing a regression. Playing with young people makes him feel important, and there he can continue to improve. Our past work speaks for itself, it’s not just words. We would like to be able to count on these young people in the future. But it’s a problem of the structure, which makes it difficult for these young people to find a place», he indeed confided. A strong position that challenges.
At the end of his contract next June, the young Dutch midfielder is wondering. His father also recently suggested that an extension was difficult to envisage if his situation did not change. A godsend for the many clubs that make the native of Amsterdam look sweet. To believe the Cadena SER, the Barça de Xavi would have made the young Dutchman one of the priorities of his recruitment. Consequence of the limited financial means of the Catalan club. And this prospect would not leave indifferent the player, who spent no less than nine seasons at the training center of the Blaugrana between his seven and sixteen years.