Toon Gerbrands has not given to the departing Phillip Cocu on his contract in Eindhoven.
Toon Gerbrands (right) in addition to Marcel Brands, who is also from Eindhoven is left.
The 47-year-old Cocu was the past five years, three-time champion with PSV, was his team spend the winter in the Champions League and won two times the Johan Cruijff Scale and once the KNVB-cup.
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“That he is after such a successful period a time a step them, is a logical consequence,” according to Gerbrands. “Because we have our affairs in order, we have directly by switch, the scenarios were ready. Mark is the youth prepared for the great work. In addition, he has international experience as assistant coach. Also his experience at the world cup will help us. We have every confidence in him.”
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The great achievements of Cocu for PSV have ensured that Gerbrands and the clubleiding are smoothly created when the interest of Fenerbahçe concrete. “The ideal scenario would have been if this a year later, it had happened”, said the general director. “But for someone who is so much the club has meant, I would not for a second think of him at all costs to his contract to keep. PSV have Cocu very grateful, he goes through the door way. Of course, it is a pity that he’s leaving, but so it goes in the world of football.”
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