It’s a huge clap of thunder! Xavi Simons has just left Paris Saint-Germain without having extended with the capital club! A major surprise since the latest information announced an extension with the Rouge-et-Bleu followed by a loan to PSV from Ruud van Nistelrooy.
In the end, the negotiations were visibly broken between Simons and PSG as the 19-year-old midfielder took care to write a farewell message to the club as well as to the Parisian fans. “After 3 wonderful years at the club, it’s time to say goodbye. I am very grateful to the coaches, the staffs, my teammates and all the staff. PSG will always be in my heart. For the fans: from the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU I love you!!”he posted on his twitter account.
Breakdown of negotiations with PSG
19-year-old Xavi Simons, who left FC Barcelona for PSG, has only played Ligue 1 7 times since last season. Often announced as a big talent in the making, he has never been able to have more playing time. Even when PSG had a comfortable mattress of points ahead of its competitors at the end of last season. In any case, the PSV is rubbing its hands and formalized this night the signing of the Parisian number 34 until 2027.
“PSV have signed Xavi Simons (19). The talented Dutch midfielder signed a contract in Eindhoven on Tuesday evening until mid-2027. Simons’ contract with PSG expires this summer. He could have extended in France, but the youth international prefers PSV to the French champions, for whom he played nine games last season. On Tuesday, Simons traveled to Eindhoven for his medical and the club and player completed contract negotiations.the statement said.
After 3 wonderful years at the club, it’s time to say goodbye. I am very grateful to the coaches, the staffs, my teammates and all the staff. the @PSG_inside will always be in my heart. For the fans: from the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU I love you!! ❤️💙 pic.twitter.com/QjBRm3Yrix
— Xavi Simons (@xavisimons) June 28, 2022
— PSV (@PSV) June 28, 2022