Dutch Football Headlines

27 April

Chelsea will have doubts at Everton FC says Blues chief Ronald Koeman (dailypost.co.uk)


Willem II have reportedly taken Mark Birighitti on trail after he made a grand total of zero Premier League appearances for Swansea City. (hitc.com)


Scout Report: Davinson Sanchez | Ajax’s Polished Defender (outsideoftheboot.com)


Jaap Stam Approval Rating: April 2017 (thetilehurstend.sbnation.com)


Arsenal ‘make move to sign Chelsea-linked Virgil van Dijk’`(squawka.com)


Have you seen this manager? Frank de Boer (itsroundanditswhite.co.uk)


Bruno Genesio ‘confident’ about Memphis Depay’s future at Lyon (espnfc.com)


Watford winger Steven Berghuis has admitted he would rather stay at Feyenoord (clubcall.com)


Koeman Bullish About the Future Success of Everton (princerupertstower)


Celtic keeping tabs on wanted FC Utrecht defender Giovanni Troupee (dailyrecord.co.uk)


Dick Advocaat hired again to manage Netherlands national team (thenational.ae)


Virgil van Dijk transfer: Why Chelsea could beat Liverpool to summer signing (thesportreview.com)


26 April


KNVB working on quick Advocaat appointment (football-oranje.com)


Barcelona continue Sanchez pursuit with Ajax wanting €25 million (football-oranje.com)


How Koeman was pipped at the post at Punchestown today (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Kongolo signs Feyenoord renewal (fourfourtwo.com)


PSV assistant coach Ruud Brood signs contract extension (psv.nl)


Is Virgil van Dijk worth it? Not all Liverpool fans are convinced (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Al Jazira manager Henk ten Cate turns down Netherlands job: ‘I decided not to do it’ (thenational.ae)


Virgil van Dijk is ready to join a top-six Premier League side, says Brendan Rodgers (tribalfootball.com)


Ten Cate turns down Netherlands job (football-oranje.com)


Arsene Wenger explains why he was prepared to sell Robin van Persie to Manchester United (metro.co.uk)


Liverpool to comfortably beat transfer record for £50m Van Dijk (tribalfootball.com)


25 April


Ajax confirm Amsterdam ArenA to be renamed after Johan Cruyff (football-oranje.com)


New Netherlands boss unveiled in next three days (football-oranje.com)


Man Utd, Inter have company in quest for Dutch star midfielder Kevin Strootman (calciomercato.com)


Van Nistelrooy extends range of duties (psv.nl)


Van Bommel appointed PSV U19 coach (psv.nl)


Liverpool must believe they can claim top-four finish – Wijnaldum (sportskeeda.com)


Frank de Boer: Eriksen is ready for Barcelona move (football-oranje.com)


Bournemouth hoping to raid Chelsea and bring back Dutch defender Ake (football-oranje)


Dundee United release Van der Velden as he looks to join Far East side (eveningtelegraph.co.uk)


Daley Blind has another chance to show he has a future at Man United (espnfc.co.uk)


De Vrij nearing Inter Milan move? (football-oranje.com)


Netherlands U17’s squad named for European Championships (football-oranje.com)


Ajax v Lyon background (uefa.com)


Manchester United’s Daley Blind “happy” to play as centre-back after season-best performance (squawka.com)


Inter Milan strike personal terms with Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij (tribalfootball.com)


Man Utd fullback Blind: I can partner Bailly for derby (tribalfootball.com)


Everton target Klaassen cools Ajax exit talk (tribalfootball.com)


Chelsea Dutch defender Nathan Ake reveals David Luiz guidance ahead of Tottenham semi-final (metro.co.uk)


Koeman explains ‘difficult’ Everton team selection decision (ninetyminutesonline.com)


Man Utd star Daley Blind admits to language barrier with team-mate: Mourinho forced to do this (express.co.uk)


Manchester United man Daley Blind opens up about his role as centre back ahead of the Manchester derby (manchestereveningnews.co.uk)


24 April


Advocaat the leading candidate for Netherlands job (football-oranje.com)


NEC General Director: ”We took this decision in order to stay up” (football-oranje.com)


Watch Dirk Kuyt and Brad Jones receive hero’s welcome with champions elect Feyenoord (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Ten Cate ignores Netherlands talk, hints at Jazira stay (sport360.com)


Feyenoord fans greet team bus with barrage of noise and red flares as Eredivisie outfit move ever closer to clinching first league title since 1999 (dailymail.co.uk)


NEC sack Hyballa (football-oranje.com)


Celtic boss Rodgers: Van Dijk capable of Liverpool, Chelsea level (tribalfootball.com)


Everton boss Koeman explains axing Joel for West Ham draw (tribalfootball.com)


Ryan Bertrand: ‘Virgil van Dijk best centre-back in world’ (sportsmole.co.uk)


FC Volendam sack manager Robert Molenaar (football-oranje.com)


Ajax manager Bosz: ”We must not use the Schalke 04 game midweek as an excuse” (football-oranje.com)


Pastoor: ”We have two games left in which to avoid relegation”. (football-oranje.com)


Gallery: PSV v Ajax (psv.nl)


Utrecht midfielder comments on Watford link (clubcall.com)


How Dutch defender Nathan Ake overcame his blip vs Harry Kane to shine in Chelsea cup victory (squawka.com)


Georginio Wijnaldum defends Liverpool’s set-piece woes after Crystal Palace defeat (thisisanfield.com)


Wijnaldum: We have to keep believing (liverpoolfc.com)


I wanted to make ten half-time substitutions against West Ham, fumes Koeman (squawka.com)


Dutch coach Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink warns reported Chelsea target isn’t ready to replace John Terry (thesportreview.com)


Video:Huge smoke bomb set off during PSV and Ajax game injures 15 (ibtimes.co.uk)


West Ham boss Slaven Bilic shares what Ronald Koeman told him on Saturday (hitc.com)


PSV forward Jürgen Locadia: ‘I needed no second invitation’ (psv.nl)


REVEALED: Conte ‘demands’ Chelsea sign van Dijk and Lukaku (tribalfootball.com)


PSV fans let off thick smoke bombs as their team downs rivals Ajax and dent title hopes (dailymail.co.uk)


23 April


Too young, too tired – Ajax’s title hopes come to an end at PSV (goal.com)


Three Dutch midfielders Ronald Koeman could bring to Everton this summer (hitc.com)


PSV 1-0 Ajax: Locadia free-kick puts Feyenoord one win from title (football-oranje)


Sparta 0-1 ADO Den Haag: El Khayati downs Rotterdammers (football-oranje.com)


Vitesse 0-2 Feyenoord: Title within touching distance after Jorgensen double (football-oranje.com)


Utrecht 1-0 Roda JC: Labyad free-kick earns host win (football-oranje.com)


Ajax are on a very good run after win over Feyenoord (psv.nl)


European game may affect PSV v Ajax game (psv.nl)


Lazio to offer Tottenham €14 million for Janssen (football-oranje.com)


‘It can’t be any worse than at West Ham’ – Maarten Stekelenburg backs Everton response (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Arsenal keen as Dutch international Quincy Promes talks up ‘Liverpool, Barcelona’ to Spartak Moscow teammates (tribalfootball.com)


Lazio target Tottenham’s Jansson (football-italia.net)


Liverpool ‘ready to break £36m transfer record to sign Virgil van Dijk’ (squawka.com)


Stekelenburg Happy To Be Back. Dutchman discusses his return to the Everton first team. (evertonfc.com)


Gini Wijnaldum reveals why his Newcastle United move turned sour (chroniclelive.co.uk)


Ronald Koeman launches attack on Manchester United (sportsmole.co.uk)


Everton boss Koeman mocks Man Utd over Lukaku attempt: Unimpressive strugglers! (tribalfootball.com)


Locadia not looking to leave PSV (football-oranje.com)


De Boer: Neymar will succeed Messi at Barcelona (tribalfootball.com)


Reading FC manager Jaap Stam on the defeat at Nottingham Forest, the play-off race and injuries (getreading.co.uk)


22 April


Barcelona Looking To Instil Fresh Blood: Will This Dutch Midfielder Change Their Fortunes? (the4thofficial.net)


Go Ahead 2-3 Groningen: Mahi puts Eagles on brink of relegation (football-oranje.com)


PEC Zwolle 1-2 Heracles: Armenteros double keeps hosts in trouble (football-oranje.com)


AZ 2-1 Twente: Friday seals last-gasp comeback (football-oranje.com)


NEC 0-1 Excelsior: Van Duinen settles relegation six-pointer (football-oranje.com)


Ryan Babel: Back on Track on the Banks of the Bosphorus (worldfootballindex.com)


Video: Townsend: Koeman’s taken Everton forward (premierleague.com)


Koeman:Everton confident they can finish above Arsenal (dailycannon.com)


Latest Interview: Siem de Jong thought it was a carnival in Newcastle (themag.co.uk)


Ajax step up a gear in late push for Eredivisie and Europa League double (goal.com)


Yaw Yeboah in line to start for FC Twente against AZ Alkmaar in Dutch top flight (ghanasoccernet.com)


Ronald Koeman: Everton will increase squad depth with young players (squawka.com)


Everton boss Ronald Koeman: English managers afraid giving kids chance (tribalfooball.com)


PSV U21 share honours with MVV in 2-2 draw (psv.nl)


Everton, Southampton target Klaassen: I must consider Ajax future (tribalfootball.com)


Man Utd ready to offload Daley Blind (tribalfootball.com)


21 April


VVV Venlo seal Eerste Divisie championship (football-oranje.com)


Heerenveen 1-0 Willem II: Larsson keeps Frisians on course for play-offs (football-oranje.com)


Davy Klaassen: “At 3-0 down as a team we decided to go for it “ (football-oranje.com)


Bosz: Europa League progression will give us energy for tie with PSV Eindhoven (football-oranje.com)


Ronald Koeman still eyeing top-five finish (sportsmole.co.uk)


Ajax fans in fine voice singing ‘No Woman, No Cry’ by Bob Marley (espnfc.co.uk)


Memphis Depay celebrated Lyon’s Europa League win in the most brilliant way (givemesport.com)


Lyon to face Ajax! (ligue.com)


Video: Barca more of a team than Real – De Boer (sportskeeda.com)



Ronald Koeman eyeing summer additions ahead of Europa League campaign (sportsmole.co.uk)


Former Man Utd winger Depay celebrates in bar after Lyon secure Europa League progress (goal.com)


Hasselbaink ‘shocked’ by Ehiogu news (skysports.com)


Gracious Schalke play Ajax’s song ‘Three Little Birds’ after losing to them in Europa League (fourfourtwo.com)


Chelsea willing to go to £50M for Southampton defender Van Dijk (tribalfootball.com)


Everton boss Koeman concedes Lukaku likely to leave (tribalfootball.com)


Europa League draw: Man Utd face trip to Spain as they avoid Dutch giants (caughtoffside.com)


Dutch coach Meulensteen: Man Utd must demand Real Madrid star Bale in De Gea deal (tribalfootball.com)


Ajax draw Lyon in Europa League semi-final (football-oranje.com)


Pieters surprised at lack of Netherlands caps (footall-oranje.com)


Dutch-born Jonathan Opoku on verge of securing promotion with Dutch second tier side VVV-Venlo (ghanasoccernet.com)


Matt Miazga likely to miss out on Feyenoord game for Vitesse (onceametro.com)


20 April


Schalke 3-2 Ajax: Younes and Viergever seal Ajax’s place in Europa League semi-finals (football-oranje.com)


EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Stoke City’s Erik Pieters (football-oranje.com)


From Cruyffian football to rising stars, how Ajax are becoming Ajax again (squawka.com)


18-goal Man City starlet on loan at Twente could be blocked from playing in the Premier League (turkish-football.com)


Koeman: Romelu Lukaku is much more than a goal machine (dailypost.co.uk)


Ronald Koeman reiterates desire to keep hold of Romelu Lukaku (sports.co.uk)


Does Vincent Janssen have a future at Tottenham Hotspur? Time will tell (zapsportz.com)


Plymouth Argyle lining up two fixtures for Dutch pre-season training camp (plymouthherald.co.uk)


Recap updates as Jaap Stam talks play-offs and injuries ahead of Nottingham Forest game (getreading.co.uk)


Twente striker Enes Unal: I can’t return to Man City (tribalfootball.com)


Markus Weinzierl: ”We must take risks against Ajax” (football-oranje.com)


Dutch diver Alex Schalk has apologised for conning referee Don Robertson to earn a late penalty-kick (celticquicknews.co.uk)


Schalke vs Ajax – live build-up! (bundesliga.com)


Man Utd reignite LVG interest for Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek (tribalfootball.com)


Brentford vs QPR: Former PSV man Florian Jozefzoon excited ahead of first west London derby (getwestlondon.co.uk)


Arsenal join race for Van Dijk (football-oranje.com)


Arsenal move to beat Liverpool for £50M Southampton defender Van Dijk (tribalfootball.com)


19 April


Clarity over Johan Cruijff Arena expected next week (football-oranje.com)


Lazio looking to scupper Twente’s chances of retaining Unal (football-oranje.com)


Europa League preview: Schalke (0) v (2) Ajax (fooball-oranje.com)


Premier trio eye Boro Dutch midfield man Maarten de Roon (clubcall.com)


As Reading fans dream of catching Newcastle United – Jaap Stam delivers wake up call (chroniclelive.co.uk)


Reading FC boss Jaap Stam says he’s not thinking about catching Newcastle United (getreading.co.uk)


Jose Mourinho Is Set To Splash £30 Million On This Louis Van Gaal Reject (esquire.co.uk)


New hope for Slaven Bilic and Ronald Koeman in Joe Hart chase after costly mistake (hitc.com)


Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel: PSV taught me something new this loan… (tribalfootball.com)


Three reasons Schalke may upset the odds against Ajax (uefa.com)


FC Twente unlikely to retain Manchester City trio Enes Ünal, Bersant Celina and Yaw Yeboah (mcfcwatch.com)


18 April


Van Breukelen on Netherlands boss search: “We are busy” (football-oranje.com)


Schmidt not interested in Netherlands job (football-oranje.com)


Rumor: Feyenoord Coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst in Running for Barcelona Job (barcablaugranes.com)


Emre Can talks up Georginio Wijnaldum importance (sportsmole.co.uk)


Dutch defender keen to finalise future amid Leeds links (teamtalk.com)


Robben’s Worldie! The F2 Freestylers recreate classic Champions League goal (goal.com)


West Ham FC transfer news: PSV defender Santiago Arias a summer target for Slaven Bilic (talksport.com)


Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United all chasing Ajax sensation Donny van de Beek (talksport.com)


Man City starlet Garcia eyes promotion and longer stay at NAC Breda (itv.com)


Wijnaldum doing Liverpool’s dirty work – Can (sportskeeda.com)


Video: Dozy goalkeeper in Holland concedes calamitous goal (fourfourtwo.com)


Barcelona and Bayern Munich in transfer battle: Ajax midfielder scouted (express.co.uk)


Feyenoord urged to beat Everton to Southampton midfielder Jordy Clasie (tribalfootball.com)


Pierre van Hooijdonk suggests Vincent Janssen to leave Tottenham Hotspur (hitc.com)


Home comforts under Jaap Stam’s reign (readingfc.co.uk)


PSV U21 see off Ajax U21 (psv.nl)


Pierre van Hooijdonk has transfer advice for Celtic’s Moussa Dembele (hitc.com)


Jaap Stam hits out at Reading FC fans after boos during win over Rotherham United (getreading.co.uk)


Tottenham’s Vincent Janssen: An Alternative To Kane, Yet Also The Perfect Foil? (umaxit.com)


Ajax shadow looms over Feyenoord in Eredivisie (skysports.com)


17 April


Dutchmen Abroad: Janssen ends drought as Promes downs Zenit (football-oranje.com)


Groningen attempted to sign Janssen and Huntelaar after Fulham bid for Mahi (football-oranje.com)


Ajax win Future Cup (football-oranje.com)


L’Equipe – Kluivert could leave PSG, Djorkaeff could replace him (sempreinter.com)


Gullit in Netherlands running? (football-italia.net)


Liverpool and Manchester City target Virgil van Dijk set to make shock return for Southampton (mirror.co.uk)


Il Messaggero – Inter, Milan, Napoli and Roma all looking at Ajax’s Dolberg  (sempreinter.com)


2 reasons why Liverpool should pull out all the stops to sign Virgil van Dijk (footballtransfertavern.com)


Roma consider cashing in on Man Utd target Kevin Strootman (tribalfotball.com)


Why Arjen Robben’s trademark move is the hardest thing to defend against – Christian Fuchs (squawka.com)


Exclusive: Manchester United on red-alert as Roma hint at sale of Dutch midfielder (calciomercato.com)


Ronald Koeman shares his admiration of Michael Keane (hitc.com)


How far can Koeman take Everton? (itsroundanditswhite.co.uk)


Southampton ponder move for Leeds defender Pontus Jansson ‘as Van Dijk replacement’ (squawka.com)


‘We must score our first chance’ – Robben on Bayern’s Real Madrid challenge (goal.com)


Manchester United tipped to make a move for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman (clubcall.com)


Southampton, Watford chasing Mourinho favourite De Roon (tribalfootball.com)


Is Vincent Janssen Finally Adapting to Premier League as Tottenham Hotspur Hunts Down Chelsea? (newsweek.com)