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Cocu: ‘Romero has made it very hard’

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Maxi Romero should be in the summer, the fittest player of PSV. The champion takes no risks with the Argentine striker, who since his entrance in January, less than a minute played.

Maximiliano Romero

“Possible start, he is fitter to the preparation than the rest of the group then come back. The foundation that you lay is important for the whole season,” said coach Phillip Cocu, who knows that Romero is not to be envied.

The attacker (19), who for eight million euros plus bonuses happened to Velez Sarsfield and first for a half season rental, there was at his new club in Europe, of course, committed to in order to show the PSV-fans. Two setbacks during the rehabilitation of a muscle injury have Romero, however, were thrown back.

Cocu: “It is mentally very hard for him. He came here of course with high expectations. If you are close to your debut and you have to deal with adversity, is that of course it is very difficult for him. Fortunately, there are players that make him a good catch.”

The newly crowned champion plays tomorrow against ADO Den Haag, while Jong PSV tonight on promotion eager Fortuna Sittard. “But that makes what the first team is concerned”, said Cocu. “And also in The Hague, there is a completely new team. We follow the line of this season.”

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