Manchester United goal Cody Gakpo has not dominated out strolling away from PSV Eindhoven as he continues to shine on the World Cup.
The Dutch winger has been match as a starter in Qatar with two targets within the Oranje’s first two video games, the final towards Ecuador.
That can definitely catch the attention of the world’s prime golf equipment, with Gakpo already racking up a whopping 33 targets and assists for membership and nation for the reason that begin of the season.
Throughout the summer time switch window, the 23-year-old was the topic of an excessive amount of curiosity from Premier League giants United, however supervisor Erik ten Hag was unable to hyperlink up together with his compatriot at Previous Trafford.
That is doubtless removed from the top of the story although, as Gakpo’s performances solely add to hypothesis, with the likes of Barcelona, Liverpool and Arsenal additionally being linked.
Unsurprisingly, quite a lot of English journalists had been in attendance as they heard that Gakpo would take over the Dutch press convention together with Daley Blind, with switch information excessive on the agenda.
“In fact I like what they write about me,” he mentioned. “I’m not ashamed of these messages.
“Soccer is a staff sport. It’s not about an individual. I desire it to be about us as a staff and never nearly me as an individual.
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“Because it stands now, I’ll proceed to play for PSV after the winter break. However as I mentioned earlier than the beginning of the World Cup: we’ll see what occurs.”
Potential suitors won’t solely be impressed by Gakpo’s shows on the pitch, but in addition by his mentality off it, with the younger striker impressing at his press convention.
He was not solely humble, but in addition bold when speaking about his place and the World Cup.
“At PSV I am all the time a left again,” he mentioned of his place up entrance. “Right here we play and not using a left again. So I do not actually care the place I stand so long as I play.
“[Louis van Gaal] he’s attempting to problem me to turn into a greater participant. I’m grateful to you for that.
“There are nonetheless many issues that may be improved. For instance, I’ve to attempt to maintain the ball longer in sure conditions, in order that the remainder of the staff can take part. The blokes assist me quite a bit.
“I do know what I can do, my problem is to succeed in the best stage. I can nonetheless enhance many issues”.
When requested in regards to the Netherlands’ ambitions, he added: “Our aim is to turn into world champions. That is what we’re attempting to realize.”