PSV closely watching the situation of Chelsea midfielder

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Reports from Holland claim that Dutch side PSV are closely watching the situation of Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel who only just resumed training after being out of action for 18 months through injury.

Van Ginkel excelled on loan at PSV and helped them to win their last two Eredivisie titles, in the 2015-16 and 2017-18 seasons, and was even club captain during the latter season while chipping in with 14 goals in 28 league matches.

Dutch newspaper Voetbal International (via Inside Futbol), claim PSV Eindhoven are “closely watching” and would want to sign up the Chelsea midfielder.

Van Ginkel is in the final year of his Chelsea contract, but the Blues have the option to trigger a two-year clause that will keep him at the club.

Van Ginkel had a promising career that has been hampered by injuries, and the 27-year-old feared his career was over, after undergoing three operations on his knee in six days back in 2018.

“I became depressed at that point, when I learnt that everything had to be taken out once more,” Van Ginkel told NOS.

“Infections like that can end a player’s entire career. In the end I recovered well from the clean-out, but then I had to wait five months before I could do anything football-wise.

“The months dragged on. I have come through a sombre spell. I am a positive person, and the people at Chelsea have always supported me. I won’t give up easy, because I’m not a quitter.”

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