Media review: Schmidt looks back on season

Media review: Schmidt looks back on season
3 min

PSV is always a topic of conversation. In PSV in the Picture you can read external reports about players, players, the club and the supporters.

Sambo canceled vacation to Curaçao
Shurandy Sambo was already with one leg on the plane to curaçao when he cancelled the whole trip. Indeed, the winger received an unexpected message from assistant coach André Ooijer. "He asked if I was still in the country. Then I immediately canceled everything." Sambo traveled with the selection to Utrecht for the final game of the season. He made his debut in the 77th minute.

Schmidt will work on improvements
"This is the minimum," Schmidt said of last season. Speaking to Omroep Brabant, the Head Coach says that during his vacation he will quietly think about what needs to be changed at PSV. "We also have to look at what the best way of playing is. I really want to see progression next season. And of course we have to be there on time and try to qualify for the Champions League."

Yvon Mvogo in pre-selection for European Championships
Philipp Max has not been included in the selection for the European Championship by national coach Joachim Löw. The winger has been a member of the German squad in recent international periods, but was dropped just before the tournament. At his position, Robin Gosens and Marcel Halstenberg are preferred. There was good news for Yvon Mvogo. The goalie was included in the pre-selection of Switzerland.

Grand prize for Koch
Former PSV player Menno Koch has taken the cup in Bulgaria. With CSKA Sofia, he defeated future champion Ludogorets in the semifinals, making it face FK Arda Kardzjali in the final. It remained exciting for a long time, as the first goal was not scored until the 85th minute. It stayed there and so Koch was allowed to receive the top prize. Koch made his debut for PSV in 2014 after going through the entire youth academy.

Isimat helped PSV with transfer
Last summer, Ibrahim Sangaré made the switch from Toulouse FC to PSV. Remarkable detail: half the Premier League was chasing the Ivorian at the time. Yet the midfielder chose the Eredivisie. A conscious choice, he tells The PSV Supporter. "I looked at the sporting challenge. PSV's story and project really appealed to me," says Sangaré, who was eventually convinced by his then teammate, Nicolas Isimat-Mirin. "He told me a lot of good things about the club management. He really got me excited about PSV's project."