Xavi Simons has been named as the Eredivisie Player of the Month for August. The 19-year-old midfielder had a brilliant start to the new season and as a prolific finisher he scored six goals in four games.
Best start of a teenager
Xavi Simons, who was 19 years and 132 days on the day he faced FC Volendam, is the youngest Eredivisie player ever to have accomplished that feat. He also had two assists to his name.