Although the injuries of Denzel Dumfries, Eran Zahavi and Noni Madueke are not too bad, it is still uncertain whether they can play against sc Heerenveen on Sunday.
The three PSV players fell out on Thursday with the 0-1 victory over Granada in the Europa League.
"It's not too bad. They are not muscle injuries, all three have had a hit," PSV coach Roger Schmidt told Friday at his press conference.
"It remains to be seen whether they can play again on Sunday."
Zahavi will undergo an MRI scan to determine the severity of his injury.
If the going gets tough, on Saturday, just like Madueke and Dumfries (who left the field on a stretcher in Spain), it will be decided whether he can play in Friesland.
Mohamed Ihattaren is also available for PSV again.
The playmaker was back on the bench against Granada after a period of exhaustion.
"Because we got all those injuries, I couldn't let him fill in," said Schmidt.
"But he is ready to play against Heerenveen."
PSV coach Roger Schmidt. (Photo: Pro Shots)
PSV coach Roger Schmidt.
(Photo: Pro Shots)
PSV will not go to a training camp during the winter break
Also in view of the busy schedule, the European wintering is good news for PSV.
Until December 22, the team will play six more games.
"We can now focus more on the league and the cup", said Schmidt, who saved almost his entire starting team against Sparta last weekend (1-0 victory).
Schmidt is expected to set up his strongest team again against Heerenveen.
The Frisians are certainly a 'fear gover' for PSV in the Abe Lenstra Stadium.
"I was talking about that with Jorrit Hendrix today. He said he had never won out of them."
Schmidt also said that PSV will not go abroad for a training camp during the winter break.
"That is complicated with the corona rules, and we can also train very well at De Herdgang", said the German coach.
The winter break lasts only eighteen days, after which PSV will immediately have top players against Ajax and AZ.
Sc Heerenveen-PSV starts on Sunday at 4.45 p.m.
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