Several PSV players were sent out on loan this season. How did these loanees fare? A survey.
Sam Lammers spent the season at sc Heerenveen, where he soon felt at home. He scored 19 goals in 35 appearances and had five assists for the Frisian side. Lammers bagged an impressive brace in sc Heerenveen’s 4-4 draw against Ajax in the Johan Cruijff ArenA.
PSV signed Lars Unnerstall from VVV-Venlo at the end of last season and sent him out on loan immediately with… VVV-Venlo. He kept six clean sheets in 34 appearances. The German goalkeeper, who started his career at Schalke 04, put on some great displays, pulling off some fantastic reflex saves. He leaves Venlo with his head held high.
Derrick Luckassen joined German Bundesliga club Hertha BSC from PSV on a one-season loan deal. He made only four appearances as he struggled with injuries.
Kenneth Paal made 32 starts for PEC Zwolle. He had three assists, including a cross for Lennart Thy, who scored the winning goal against FC Groningen. PEC Zwolle claimed a 3-2 win, securing top flight football in Zwolle next season as well.
Hidde Jurjus, who started his career at the De Graafschap Academy, spent last season on loan again with his former club. The goalkeeper kept four clean sheets in 22 matches, and was in great form when De Graafschap recorded a stunning 2-0 win at home to Feyenoord.
Luuk Koopmans spent the season on loan with MVV. The shot-stopper kept ten clean sheets for MVV and conceded 54 goals in 38 games.
Nikolai Laursen spent the season in his native country Denmark, scoring two goals and delivering three assists in 22 appearances for Brøndby. Laursen’s Brøndby lost the Danish Cup final against FC Midtjylland, following a thrilling penalty shootout.
Laros Duarte joined Sparta Rotterdam on loan from PSV U21 during the mid-winter break. The midfielder scored three goals and eight assists to his name in 36 league appearances for PSV U21 and Sparta Rotterdam. Sparta are still in contention for a place in playoff final for a place in the Eredivisie next season.