PSV hero Zahavi wanted to stay after eventful debut season: ‘Become Very, Very Different’

Eran Zahavi became the hero of the night before PSV during the first official game of the season: the 33-year-old striker from Israel signed against Galatasaray for three goals and one nice assist on Mario Gรถtze. His debut season in Eindhoven was overshadowed by the brutal robbery on his family, but Zahavi decided to stay.
The attack leader is happy at the club, he told RTL7 afterwards. โ€œWe have a good team and everyone has the same goal. Of course, last season was difficult, with a lot of special cases. But I know the coming season will be very, very different. These are our first steps, and I hope we can continue this way.โ€
PSV will have to survive a few more preliminary rounds, but Zahavi may be able to play Champions League football again after six years. โ€œI know what it‘s like to play in the Champions League (he did that with Hapoel Tel Aviv and Maccabi Tel Aviv, ed.). It’s something special, the best stage in the world. Getting there won‘t be easy, we know that too,โ€ he stressed. โ€œWe’re not going to party now either, we have to be back in Istanbul next week.โ€