“Last year everyone called Ajax, I now think its heading towards 50/50”

If PSV manages to keep Cody Gakpo and Ibrahim Sangaré inboard, its title favorite, predicts ESPN reporter Hans Kraay Jr. The advantage could also stand out on the side of Eindhoven residents due to the changes at Ajax.
Ajax has lost success trainer Erik ten Hag and has already lost two base players with Ryan Gravenberch and Noussair Mazraoui. It probably doesn
t stop there, as Lisandro Martínez is fast on his way to Manchester United and Antony is also being pulled. Last year everyone called Ajax, I now think its heading 50/50, says Voetbal International editor-in-chief Freek Jansen at VoetbalTalk on ESPN. Kraay jr. adds: If Gakpo and Sangaré stay, PSV is title favorite as far as Im concerned.
Its also the right time, says Sjoerd Mossou of the Algemeen Dagblad. Ajax is in transition: a new trainer, a new technical leadership, a lot of new players. It is no longer the Line-ten Hag that is being pulled through. PSV is trying to invest because they feel it can now be done. Its not just about the title, but also hooking up in the Champions League. If this would take another three years, abandonment will be permanently abandoned.
Kraay jr. Notices that players fall for the story of PSV. General manager Marcel Brands gets the credits for this. Hes already worth his money. The way he pulled Xavi Simons and Luuk de Jong over the line. After one conversation, players are over. You can hear it from Til, Xavi Simons and Luuk de Jong.